Product description: • Covers dozens of reflective techniques that begin with the basics, then take the reader beyond them to explain real-life applications of the medium, providing a pathway to success • Techniques included are the ones most frequently asked about acrylic painting in courses taught by the author • Tips, tricks and step-by-step demonstrations cover techniques for metal leaf, encaustic effects, pouring, metallic and specialty paints, and more • Offers step-by-step acrylic painting techniques for luminous and reflective effects for all types of acrylic painting styles. Each technique starts with an illustrated demonstration, then continues with other suggested projects. Highlights include how to obtain interesting sheens like an encaustic look; tips on applying gold leaf and shifting metal leaf hues with glazes; exploration of an array of new specialty paints; using real metal paints for grounds and surfacing techniques to create drawing surfaces and more.
About the Author
Author: Nancy Reyner
Home: Santa Fe NM
Nancy Reyner is a painter of more than 30 years experience who exhibits, lectures and teaches internationally. She is a technical consultant for Golden Artist Colors, Inc., which allows her to use the latest in acrylic paint technology to create original and unique effects in her paintings. Visit nancyreyner.com.