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Acrylic Expressions : Painting Authentic Themes and Creating Your Visual Vocabulary (Paperback) (Staci

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Create artwork that is a reflection of you!

Your artwork is your voice, as unique as your fingerprints, and Acrylic Expressions shows you to how to paint and express your authentic self. Learn to create a consistent and individualized body of work through workshop-style instruction and creative prompts. Discover how to paint intuitively by uncovering meaningful personal symbols and distilling them into a visual vocabulary. Then combine your interpretation and personal inspiration as you use acrylic paints and other materials to create textural, expressive, abstract-style works of art.  
  • Develop a signature painting style by discovering your own unique color palette.
  • Find the source of your inspiration--childhood memories, folklore, the natural world--and create a personal library of symbols and marks to use to build complex and layered artworks.
  • Learn to take a common theme and apply it to a variety of compositional approaches to develop your own series of self-reflective paintings.
  • Features 20 step-by-step projects with painting and mixed media. Build intuitive art from scratch and learn to experiment with texture, color and even how to create painting surfaces with power tools.
Number of Pages: 143
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Acrylic Painting, Techniques / Painting, Assemblage Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: F & W Media Inc
Author: Staci Swider
Language: English
Street Date: August 17, 2016
TCIN: 51410078
UPC: 9781440344480
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-7956
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