Painting with Acrylics

Author(s): Wendy Jelbert

Fine Art

Acrylics are versatile and can be used in many different ways; they also have unique qualities and can be painted on to canvas, paper, wood or board. Using a sequence of inspirational pictures and specially commissioned step-by-step photographs, Wendy Jelbert shows how to use this medium to create pure acrylic, scumbling and impasto effects, blended washes, glazes of colour and more. She takes you through all the stages of creating a painting, from the basic brushwork to final details, illustrating how to capture light and shade, tone and form. Whatever your skill level, you will be able to develop your own style and techniques with this invaluable guide.


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Wendy Jelbert is a teacher and professional artist who works in pastels, oils, acrylics, inks and watercolours. She enjoys experimenting with different ways of using mixed media and texture and her sometimes unconventional methods often produce surprising and original results. Wendy is a tutor at West Dean College, West Sussex. Follow this link to view her tutor page Wendy lives in Andover, Hampshire.

Introduction Materials Playing with acrylics Painting skies Composition Cliff top demonstration Using acrylics like oils Using acrylics like watercolours Sunlit window demonstration Farmyard demonstration Index

General Fields

  • : 9781844488872
  • : Search Press Ltd
  • : Search Press Ltd
  • : September 2012
  • : 215mm X 155mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wendy Jelbert
  • : Paperback
  • : 751.426
  • : 48
  • : 125 colour