Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer by Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard

Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer by Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard

By Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard

Clean new how you can create brilliant work with combined media techniques!

Acrylic recommendations presents the "hows" in the back of a mess of results you've renowned in different artists' works--and then a few! in response to the preferred on-line educating collaboration of Chris Cozen and Julie Prichard, this ebook illustrates a wealth of layering tools and methods. mix'n'match to accomplish numerous diversifications, development layer upon layer to create designated and fantastically advanced summary art.

-Learn greater than 30 step by step strategies for constructing texture and visible curiosity, together with university, monoprinting, carving, colour blocking off, paint skins, raised stencils, glazing and loads more.

-Chapters discover the stages of a multi-layered portray, from floor guidance via including constitution, constructing complexity and including completing touches.

-Follow the improvement of 2 work as each one layer provides to the completed outcome, with lots of extra paintings throughout.

-Gain perception on how one can make paints, mediums and grounds paintings for you.

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

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Brush slightly thinned beige paint over the section. Pull the notched squeegee through the wet paint, softly arcing and waving as you go. The type of pattern is up to you, soft or wild. Continue to follow your pattern over the entire section. You may add voids to your pattern by moving the squeegee farther over or slightly changing the angle of the pull. If you don’t like how a section looks, wipe off the paint with a water-dampened cloth and start over. Allow the section to dry or force-dry with a hair dryer.

Allow the paint to dry. Repeat for each corner. Apply one thin coat of champagne over the sapphire, either brushing the color on using curved brush strokes with the sash brush or pouncing it on with cheesecloth to create texture. Allow the paint to dry; then remove the tape and paper. 6 Topcoat with one or two coats of varnish. 4 5 Creative Paint Effects PROVISION CPI 50 Ways to paint Furniture D1106-96 / 4269 TB 49 LS0528 pp 022-063_ 11/23/06 1:03 PM Page 50 STAMPING IS a wonderfully easy way to apply decorative motifs to a surface.

7 36 Broken Paint The blue used on this surface is Japan Color ultramarine blue. The basecoat is a very light gray. The gray basecoat offers a subtle contrast. To reduce the contrast even further, use a darker gray basecoat. For a higher contrast, use a white basecoat. Refer to pages 7, 8, and 14 before beginning. 1 cm) • Japan Color, ultramarine blue • T-shirt rags • two paint pails • oil-based varnish 1 Basecoat the project surface with the light gray paint using the foam roller. Allow to dry overnight to cure (harden) the paint so the surface isn’t absorbent.

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