Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

By Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard

Fresh new how one can create very good work with combined media techniques!

Acrylic Solutions presents the "hows" in the back of a mess of results you might have prominent in different artists' works--and then a few! according to the preferred on-line educating collaboration of Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, this publication illustrates a wealth of layering tools and strategies. mix 'n match to accomplish numerous diversifications, development layer upon layer to create distinctive and fantastically complicated summary art.

  • Learn greater than 30 step by step innovations for constructing texture and visible curiosity, together with university, monoprinting, carving, colour blocking off, paint skins, raised stencils, glazing and a lot more.
  • Chapters discover the levels of a multi-layered portray, from floor instruction via including constitution, constructing complexity and including completing touches.
  • Follow the advance of 2 work as each one layer provides to the completed outcome, with hundreds extra art throughout.
  • Gain perception on how you can make paints, mediums and grounds paintings for you.

Embracing a spirit of freedom and spontaneity, Acrylic Solutions is a stimulating consultant for modern artists of any ability point. novices will the best way to make visually compelling work from begin to end, whereas more matured artists will locate the instruments and proposal to take their paintings to the subsequent level.

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Observe Iridescent Pearl to a make up wedge and pounce via your favourite stencil for a luminescent trend. five. combine Interference Blue with Acrylic Glazing Liquid for a sheer veil of colour. 6. upload a layer of Interference eco-friendly for your floor and spot the way it adjustments the colours less than. lighting tricks division Interference paint is enjoyable to paintings with! test via portray over either gentle and darkish surfaces. We’ve created a few pattern mixes to get you all started. What different mixes are you able to get a hold of? • chook: Interference Blue + Phthalo Blue (GS) • middle leaf: Interference Blue + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • best leaf: Interference Blue + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid • Left Leaf: Interference eco-friendly • chicken: Interference eco-friendly + Phthalo Blue (GS) • middle leaf: Interference eco-friendly + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • best leaf: Interference eco-friendly + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid • Left Leaf: Interference Violet • chook: Interference Violet + Phthalo Blue (GS) • heart leaf: Interference Violet + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • most sensible leaf: Interference Violet + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid • Left Leaf: Iridescent chrome steel • chook: Iridescent chrome steel + Phthalo Blue (GS) • middle leaf: Iridescent chrome steel + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • most sensible leaf: Iridescent stainless-steel + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid • Left Leaf: Iridescent Gold • poultry: Iridescent Gold + Phthalo Blue (GS) • middle leaf: Iridescent Gold + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • most sensible leaf: Iridescent Gold + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid • Left Leaf: Iridescent Pearl • fowl: Iridescent Pearl + Phthalo Blue (GS) • heart leaf: Iridescent Pearl + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Iridescent Copper • best leaf: Iridescent Pearl + Phthalo Blue (GS) + Acrylic Glazing Liquid completing Touches: Spray It! Acrylic spray paints supply flexibility, in order that they don’t crack while used on versatile substrates akin to canvas. those expert paints let for nice regulate of your spray, and different-sized nozzles regulate how a lot paint can be extra with every one spray. sooner than you start to spray paint, take protection into account. regularly spray in a well-ventilated quarter and put on protecting gloves and a masks to guard your arms and lungs. stick to the manufacturer’s directions. fabrics Painted art Stencils respiration masks Artist spray paint protecting gloves STEP 1: opt for Your Base ensure that your base layers of paint are thoroughly dry sooner than you spray paint on most sensible of them. STEP 2: Stencil the bottom Shake and try out paint on a scrap floor to ensure your paint is blended and flowing safely. Spray via a stencil. remain with reference to the stencil. STEP three: upload a moment Stencil upload a moment stencil. Spray just a component of the stencil so that you aren't left with a cookie-cutter photo. STEP four: Monoprint With Stencil Use built-up spray paint at the stencil to print your paintings whereas it’s nonetheless rainy.

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