Modern Acrylic

A Playful and Contemporary Exploration of Acrylic Painting

Blakely Little


Modern Acrylic delivers the simple concepts and painting techniques you’ll need to create exciting and expressive works of art. You'll learn to paint flowers, animals, patterns and even how to transfer your hand-lettering skills to paint.

This guide offers a lively and creative approach to acrylic paint packed with inspiring exercises and whimsical projects. Foremost a beginner’s guide, it starts with a brief introduction to the tools you’ll need and continues with explanations of key painting concepts like colour mixing and atmospheric perspective. Once you have a handle on the basics, it’s time to create dynamic colour palettes, use basic shapes and techniques to render a range of subjects and practice mark making and textures.


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    295 x 220mm
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    Walter Foster
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