Acrylics: The Watercolor Alternative
Experience the look and feel of watercolor ... without the limits! You never imagined acrylics could appear this translucent, this fluid - this much ... Show synopsis Experience the look and feel of watercolor ... without the limits! You never imagined acrylics could appear this translucent, this fluid - this much like watercolor! "Acrylics: The Watercolor Alternative" shows how you can capture the versatility and the permanence of acrylics with the aesthetic beauty of transparent watercolor. Through 9 basic technique exercises and 10 step-by-step demonstrations, watermedia expert Charles Harrington introduces you to the perfect alternative to watercolor for beautiful, easier transparent painting. With his simple acrylic techniques, you can: attractively combine transparent, translucent and opaque passages within a single painting reduce the risk of muddy color when applying multiple glazes easily rework failed areas experiment on a variety of different surfaces With "Acrylics: The Watercolor Alternative," discover how to take advantage of the flexible, forgiving nature of acrylics for surprisingly watercolor-like results. Whether you are an acrylic painter who's after the luminous effects of watercolor or a watercolorist seeking the same with fewer hassles, this is the book for you!