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Artist's Painting Techniques Hashim Akib

Artist's Painting Techniques By Hashim Akib

Artist's Painting Techniques by Hashim Akib


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Artist's Painting Techniques: Explore Watercolours, Acrylics, and Oils by Hashim Akib

Kickstart your creativity and create a masterpiece with step-by-step workshops and advice from professional artists.

Whether you want to try your hand at painting for the first time or brush up on your artistic skills, Artist's Painting Techniques is for you. Learn how to work with watercolours, oils, and acrylics and discover everything you need to know about tone, colour, pattern, brushwork, and composition with detailed advice for beginner, intermediate, and advanced painters.

Fully illustrated, step-by-step workshops from professional artists guide you through more than 80 painting techniques including laying a flat wash, painting fur, and creating impasto sculptural effects. All techniques are accompanied by inspiring exercises and projects to try at home to help you develop your skills, discover your own style, and grow as an artist.

Master every aspect of painting with this essential guide, from choosing a subject to mounting your first piece. Whatever your level of expertise, you can learn to paint with confidence - and perhaps create a masterpiece (or two) along the way.

About Hashim Akib

Artist's Painting Techniques brings together a selection of award-winning artists and tutors who are represented by multiple galleries throughout the UK, including Hashim Akib, Colin Allbrook RI RSMA HSEA, Marie Antoniou, Grahame Booth, John Chisnall, and Graham Webber ROI IEA EAGMA.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The basics
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
  • 2: Watercolours
  • 3: Acrylics
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
    • 1: Beginner techniques
    • 2: Intermediate techniques
    • 3: Advanced techniques
  • 4: Oils
  • 5: Glossary
  • 6: Index
  • 7: About the artists
      • 1: Painting with oils
      • 2: Oil paints
      • 3: Brushes and palette knives
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Ground colour
      • 2: Skin tones
      • 3: Colour harmony
      • 4: Tonal values
      • 5: Using mediums
      • 6: Oiling out
      • 7: Glazing
      • 8: Re-evaluating and correcting
      • 9: Finding your style
      • 10: Varnishing
      • 11: Showcase painting
      • 1: Aerial perspective
      • 2: Blending
      • 3: Impasto
      • 4: Sgraffito
      • 5: Scumbling
      • 6: Broken colour
      • 7: Wiping and scraping back
      • 8: Wet-in-wet
      • 9: Texture
      • 10: Tonking
      • 11: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Mark-making
      • 3: Palette knives
      • 4: Fat over lean
      • 5: Layering
      • 6: Drawing and underpainting
      • 7: Decreasing stages
      • 8: Alla prima
      • 9: Creating forms
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Creating focal points
      • 2: Optical colour mixing
      • 3: Painting rain
      • 4: Painting fur
      • 5: Dramatic skies
      • 6: Painting people simply
      • 7: Skin tones
      • 8: Painting movement
      • 9: Showcase painting
      • 1: Adding texture
      • 2: Using ground colours
      • 3: Blending
      • 4: Glazing
      • 5: Warm colours
      • 6: Cool colours
      • 7: Painting with warm and cool colours
      • 8: Negative space
      • 9: Reflections
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Using a limited palette
      • 3: Drawing with a brush
      • 4: Tints, tones and shades
      • 5: Acrylic washes
      • 6: Neat acrylics
      • 7: Painting shapes
      • 8: White subjects
      • 9: Aerial perspective
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Painting with acrylics
      • 2: Acrylic paints
      • 3: Brushes and palette knives
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Painting with watercolours
      • 2: Watercolour paints
      • 3: Brushes
      • 4: Supports and other materials
      • 1: Planning a painting
      • 2: Mood
      • 3: Laying a double graduated wash
      • 4: Laying a granulated wash
      • 5: Monochrome
      • 6: Glazing
      • 7: Building layers
      • 8: Adding details
      • 9: Reflections
      • 10: Opaque whites
      • 11: Skin tones
      • 12: Showcase painting
      • 1: Laying a flat wash
      • 2: Laying a graduated wash
      • 3: Lively darks
      • 4: Aerial perspective
      • 5: Edges
      • 6: Highlights
      • 7: Adding texture
      • 8: Paper surfaces
      • 9: Correcting errors
      • 10: Reserving whites
      • 11: Line and wash
      • 12: Experimental techniques
      • 13: Showcase painting
      • 1: Colour mixing
      • 2: Colour charts
      • 3: Tone exercises
      • 4: Warm and cool colours
      • 5: Brushstrokes
      • 6: Laying paint
      • 7: Using runs
      • 8: Modelling form
      • 9: Simplifying a scene
      • 10: Showcase painting
      • 1: Getting Started
      • 2: Observational skills
      • 3: Colour theory
      • 4: Perspective and composition
      • 5: Pencil-drawing basics
      • 6: Using a pencil to create tone
      • 7: Choosing a medium
      • 8: Choosing a subject
      • 9: Working outdoors
      • 10: Mounting and displaying work

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9780241229453
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Artist's Painting Techniques: Explore Watercolours, Acrylics, and Oils by Hashim Akib
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Dorling Kindersley Ltd
20160801
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