Subtitle A contemporary exploration of acrylic painting
Modern Acrylic delivers the simple concepts and painting techniques you’ll need to create exciting and expressive works of art.
With Modern Acrylic, artists, illustrators, art students, and art hobbyists can learn how to use basic painting techniques and concepts to create expressive works of art. You’ll learn to paint flowers, animals, patterns, architecture, landscapes, and more. This guide offers a lively and creative approach to acrylic paint packed with inspiring exercises and whimsical projects.
Foremost a beginner’s guide, Modern Acrylic starts with a brief introduction to the tools you’ll need and continues with explanations of key painting concepts like color mixing and atmospheric perspective. Once you have a handle on the basics, it’s time to create dynamic color palettes, use basic shapes and techniques to render a range of subjects, and practice mark making and textures.
Modern Acrylic is an inspiring and accessible guide to painting everything from expressive landscapes to colorful architectural gems.
The Modern Series of books offers a fun, contemporary approach to working with traditional art media, demonstrating that with the right type of instruction, encouragement, and tips, drawing and painting success can be achieved by any artist or creative type.
Also in the Modern Series: Modern Colored Pencil, Modern Drawing, and Modern Watercolor.