Artist's Toolbox: Painting Tools & Materials: A practical guide to paints, brushes, palettes and more

Artist's Toolbox: Painting Tools & Materials: A practical

Discover the essential tools, materials, and techniques needed to get started in painting.The Artist's Toolbox series provides easy-to-use reference guides for beginning and aspiring artists. While many instructional art books gloss over important concepts, focusing instead on how to simply replicate a piece of art, the Artist's Toolbox series breaks down the whats, whens, whys, and hows of each relevant tool or technique, clearly demonstrating its purpose and how to employ it to achieve desired effects.In Painting Tools & Materials, artists will discover the important differences in brush styles, sizes, shapes, and types; how each brush is used to create different types of strokes; and how different types of brushes interact with various paints and supports. Artists will learn how to properly load brushes with paint, how to shape brushes to create specific strokes and effects, when to choose synthetic-hair over natural-hair, and much more. Experienced art instructors focus on the key concepts and practical aspects of working with specific tools, materials, and mediums to impart a complete understanding for those seeking to learn the fundamentals of painting.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633222829

Art Studio: Dogs: More than 50 projects and techniques for drawing, painting, and creating 25+ breeds in oil, acrylic, pencil, and more!

Art Studio: Dogs: More than 50 projects and

From pencil, to paint, to mixed media, no medium is left untouched in Art Studio: Dogs, a perfect choice for artists who are just getting started. Love art and dogs? Now you can get the best of both of worlds with Art Studio: Dogs. Created especially with beginning artists and art enthusiasts in mind, this engaging book includes a variety of fun and unique drawing, painting, and mixed media projects designed to help you transform your love of canines into beautiful works of art. After a review of some basic tools, materials, and helpful art techniques, you’ll discover how to create your favorite furry companions in graphite, oil, acrylic, colored pencil, and more—step by step! From traditional drawing and painting projects, to colorful pop art portraits, dog doodles, and mixed media wall art, there is a little something for every one and every type of dog lover in Art Studio: Dogs.

  • ASIN: 1633223647

Walter Foster Creative Books-Oil & Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes (How to Draw & Paint)

Walter Foster Creative Books-Oil & Acrylic: Oceans &

WALTER FOSTER CREATIVE BOOKS-How To Draw & Paint: Oceans & Seascapes. Discover how to capture breathtaking oceanic scenes in oil with talented artist Martin Clarke. Inside you'll find information about the tools and materials you'll need to get started, as well as special techniques for painting realistic waves, rocky shores, and other seaside elements. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions to paint five beautiful seascapes. You're just steps away from becoming a master in painting realistic oceans and seascapes in oil! Author: Martin Clarke. Softcover, 32 pages. Published 2012. Imported.

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Quayside Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600582745
  • UPC: 783324923438

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies: More than 50 projects and techniques for drawing and painting horses and ponies in pencil, acrylic, watercolor, and more!

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies: More than 50

Art Studio: Horses & Ponies makes the art of drawing and painting this evergreen art subject accessible and easy for everyone. Including more than 50 step-by-step projects of a wide range of horses and ponies, beginning artists will learn the basics of working with graphite and colored pencil; acrylic, oil, and watercolor; pastel; and pen and ink. By experimenting with these different tools and techniques, artists will build their artistic skill level, discover their own unique style, and gain confidence in the process. Filled with a combination of traditional and contemporary art styles, there is something for every aspiring fine artist desiring to master the craft. Tips for rendering details, an introduction to tools and materials, and an overview of techniques for each featured medium round out this helpful reference.The Art Studio series is designed to give an overview of each art medium to help beginning artists delve into fine art and determine which media they best enjoy working with.

  • ASIN: 1633226956

The Art of Watercolor Painting: Master Techniques for Creating Stunning Works of Art in Watercolor (Collector's Series)

The Art of Watercolor Painting: Master Techniques for

The Art of Watercolor Painting offers a fresh take on a beloved classic art medium. This comprehensive how-to-paint book opens with a thorough introduction to the essential watercolor tools and materials artists need to get started, including paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, papers, and supports. Next, readers will learn about the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, rendering realistic reflections, and working wet into wet, among others. Following this helpful introduction, four expert watercolorists show artists how to put their painting skills to use through simple step-by-step lessons, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. With subject matter that ranges from the whimsical to the traditional, including flowers, fairies, oceans, birds, and horses, The Art of Watercolor Painting features projects to suit artists of all tastes and skill levels. Also included are techniques specific to painting lifelike portraits, as well as tips for painting seascapes, including waves, ripples, foam, rocks, sand, boats, sunsets, and clouds. A section on Chinese brush painting features step-by-step painting lessons of a...

  • Brand: Quayside Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600583385
  • UPC: 050283006183

Art of Acrylic Painting: Discover all the techniques you need to know to create beautiful paintings in acrylic (Collector's Series)

Art of Acrylic Painting: Discover all the techniques

'This inspiring instructional book combines projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist’s Library series titles into one handy volume. The Art of Acrylic Painting is a comprehensive collection that features the work of many accomplished artists, so you will be exposed to a variety of styles and learn a number of ways to approach this versatile medium. This beautiful, full-color reference book delves into essential information about acrylic tools and techniques, and it contains a wide variety of step-by-step painting lessons, featuring a range of subjects—from stunning still lifes and charming street scenes to engaging animal portraits and everything in between. Inside, you’ll find all the information and inspiration you need to begin creating your own original paintings in acrylic!

  • ASIN: 1560109149
  • UPC: 050283006084

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits: Create realistic heads, faces & features in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil & acrylic (Collector's Series)

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits: Create

With instructions and step-by-step projects for creating an array of portaits, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture in the most popular drawing and painting media. Ideal for beginning artists who would like to experiment with different media, The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits teaches the artist how to create beautiful and realistic portraits in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil, and acrylic.

  • Brand: WALTER FOSTER / HACHETTE
  • ASIN: 1600582672
  • UPC: 050283006169

Art Studio: Faces & Features: More than 50 projects and techniques for drawing and painting heads, faces, and features in pencil, acrylic, watercolor, and more!

Art Studio: Faces & Features: More than 50

Art Studio: Faces & Features introduces beginning artists and art enthusiasts to the art of drawing and painting heads, faces, and expressions using a variety of mediums. Drawing and painting heads, faces, and expressions can be an intimidating prospect for a beginning artist. Art Studio: Faces & Features is here to help, with more than 50 tips, techniques, and step-by-step projects that will have you creating expressive faces and mastering textures in all your drawings. This intuitive guide shows you how to work with graphite and colored pencils; acrylic, oil, and watercolor paints; pastels; and even pen and ink. This range of mediums is the perfect way to experiment, build artistic confidence, and define your own unique style. Art Studio: Faces & Features makes the art of drawing expressions possible for beginning fine artists. The Art Studio series is designed to help beginning artists venture into fine art; an overview of each art medium helps them determine which they like best.

  • ASIN: 1633226433

The Art of Painting in Acrylic: Master techniques for painting stunning works of art in acrylic-step by step (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting in Acrylic: Master techniques

Ideal for beginning and intermediate artists seeking to develop or polish their acrylic painting skills, The Art of Painting in Acrylic features a range of techniques and valuable instruction for working with this classic medium. This comprehensive guide offers a fresh, modern approach to painting in acrylic. Beginning with detailed information for using acrylic tools and materials, The Art of Painting in Acrylic introduces artists to the basics, including paints and brushes, supports, mediums, and other essential information for working with this fast-drying paint. In addition to learning about basic color theory, painting techniques, and how to work with acrylic paint and textures, aspiring artists will enjoy putting their painting skills to use by practicing the step-by-step demonstrations designed to instruct and entertain. Professional acrylic painters provide easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction and inspiration, enabling readers to learn techniques for mastering this lightweight, versatile, and easy-to-use medium. In-depth lessons cover a variety of subject matter ranging from still lifes and portraits to landscapes and animals. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for rendering a variety of textures, setting up compelling compositions,...

  • Brand: WALTER FOSTER / HACHETTE
  • ASIN: 1600583822
  • UPC: 050283006220

How to Draw & Paint Fashion & Costume Design: Artistic inspiration and instruction from the vintage Walter Foster archives (Walter Foster Collectibles)

How to Draw & Paint Fashion & Costume

How to Draw & Paint Fashion & Costume Design, the third book in the Walter Foster Collectibles series, contains yet another extraordinary collection of vintage Walter Foster titles from the 1940s through the 1960s, including Female Fashion, How to Draw and Paint Today's Fashions, How to Draw and Paint Fashions, and the Art of Costume Design. In addition to providing an overview of basic drawing and painting techniques, artists will learn how to capture figures in various poses, as well as the dynamics of facial features and expressions, and other elements of drawing. Additionally, this colorful 128-page book features easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for rendering a range of early 20th-century fashions and theatrical costumes. From casual wear and formal gowns to textures, hats, and shoes, artists who are fond of vintage fashion and eras gone by will appreciate the book for both its instructional qualities and aesthetic and collectible values.

  • Color: How To Draw & Paint Fashion Design
  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 160058246X
  • UPC: 050283070030

The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic: Discover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of flowers and plants (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil &

Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic!This comprehensive book opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. In The Art of Painting Flowersin Oil & Acrylic, several talented and experienced artists guide readers through easy-to-follow lessons covering a variety of floral and plant life, including tulips, dahlias, hibiscus, roses, daisies, freesia, water lilies, bird of paradise, and more. With sections devoted to both mediums, readers will learn everything they need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for mixing vibrant colors, working from photographs, working outdoors, and creating volume and dimension.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1633220133

How to Draw Classic Heads & Faces: Step-by-step art instruction from the vintage Walter Foster archives (Walter Foster Collectibles)

How to Draw Classic Heads & Faces: Step-by-step

In How to Draw Classic Heads & Faces, the first book in the new Walter Foster Collectibles series, artists can step back to a simpler time and become acquainted—or reacquainted—with the roots of Walter Foster’s art. Gracing each beautifully designed page of this must-have collector’s title are original step-by-step instructional drawings and art tips from four books that helped artist Walter Foster grow into the legend he is today: How to Draw the Head, Heads from Life (18), Heads from Life (18A), and 101 Heads. Practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions make this inclusive drawing book as relevant today as when the original titles were first published.

  • Brand: WALTER FOSTER / HACHETTE
  • ASIN: 1600582079
  • UPC: 050283070016

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More than 500 Color Combinations for Skin, Eyes, Lips & Hair

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits: More than 500

Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits features master mixes for an array of skin colors in oil, acrylic, and watercolor—plus recipes for hair, eye, and lip colors. The concealed wire-o bound book also includes a plastic color-mixing grid for measuring out paints, as well as a handy conversion chart for finding acrylic equivalents of oil paints and vice versa. With recipes for more than 500 color combinations, this comprehensive guide is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair. This convenient guide details three simple steps to mix virtually any skin tone:Match a palette of skin tones from this book to your portrait subject.Create the Master Skin Tone Recipe for this palette using the Color Mixing Grid to measure each paint color.Follow the recipes to create all the skin tones you'll need to complete your portrait—from light values to shadows.Also featured:Color theoryTinting, toning, and shadingGraying skin tones naturallyIdentifying facial planesMouth, nose, and ear color tonesEye and hair color tonesWatercolor skin tone recipesWith recipes for more than 500 color combinations, Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits is your ultimate source for painting realistic skin, mouths, ears, noses, eyes, and hair.

  • Brand: Walter Foster
  • ASIN: 1560109904
  • UPC: 050283120032

The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic: Master techniques for painting stunning still lifes in acrylic (Collector's Series)

The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic:

Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all aspiring painters.Designed for beginners and intermediate artists, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic offers valuable drawing and painting techniques, as well as inspirational artwork that's sure to motivate artists of all skill levels. The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. This new title in the Collector's Series features a large variety of stunning still lifes, from lovely florals to tasty treats. Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all aspiring painters.

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1633220877

Mastering Oil Painting: Learn Simple Techniques and Practical Applications for Mastering the Art of Oil Painting (Artist's Library)

Mastering Oil Painting: Learn Simple Techniques and Practical

Mastering Oil Painting is the perfect resource for beginning and intermediate artists to build proficiency and expertise in the art of oil painting. With its slow drying time, oil paint allows artists to layer and blend deep, rich colors that retain their vibrancy when fully dried. Mastering Oil Painting will demonstrate how to work with this classic medium that has been a favorite of professional artists for hundreds of years. This book opens by covering the basic tools and materials for getting started in oil painting, including brushes, mediums, supports, palette knives, and palettes. On the pages that follow, artists will discover valuable information for understanding basic color theory, color mixing, and working with oil mediums, as well as how to master a range of techniques, including blending, stippling, scumbling, drybrushing, sponging, painting thickly and thinly, and others. With the information offered by an accomplished, professional painter, aspiring artists will also learn how to select subject matter, set up a balanced composition, create textures, and use reference photos, all while learning how to paint a range of subjects, such as a landscape, a still life, and a floral arrangement--step by step! With easy-to-follow instruction and breathtakingly realistic art...

  • Brand: Walter Foster Publishing
  • ASIN: 1600583369
  • UPC: 050283050568
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