The essential guide to the most popular painting mediums Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Colored Pencil, Pastel It's all here. Paint is the multi-medium book with all the essential information you need to achieve effects, express your creativity or try something new: Materials: Choose the paints, surfaces and tools that will yield the look you want. Color and Value: Learn how different pigments behave and how to orchestrate color and value for powerful paintings. Composition: Set up a still life, try a "composition chip" trick for dramatic landscapes, and learn the design principles that will make your paintings stronger. Techniques: Experiment with 60+ illustrated techniques, and start achieving light-filled watercolor glazes, expressive oil and acrylic brushstrokes, rich colored-pencil layers and lusciously smooth pastel passages. 15 Step-by-Step Painting Demonstrations: See the mediums in action and learn to paint a variety of popular still life and landscape subjects. Packed with instruction and tips from top artists, Paint is both a complete primer for beginners and a must-have reference for intermediate artists looking to challenge themselves with new mediums. Why wait? Paint!
illustrated techniques for every medium
Cincinnati, Ohio :, North Light Books,, c2007
224 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,21 cm
"The essential guide to the most popular painting mediums: watercolor, acrylic, oil, colored pencil, pastel"--Cover p. 
Compiled from material previously published in several other North Light Books
Branch Call Number:
751.4 P148i 2007