Rethinking Acrylic: Radical Solutions For Exploiting The World's Most Versatile Medium

Rethinking Acrylic: Radical Solutions For Exploiting The World's Most Versatile Medium

Patti Brady


Have you ever walked into an artwork provide shop, stood in entrance of the fantastic array of acrylic items and simply thrown up your palms in confusion, leaving the shop with out paying for anything new to scan with? If you have ever questioned what to do with all these items, then this e-book is for you.

If you have been utilizing acrylic in conventional portray kinds, during this ebook you can find grand, wild and artistic manipulations of acrylic that may get your artistic juices flowing.

Compared to extra conventional paintings mediums akin to oil and watercolor, acrylic continues to be in its infancy. yet what it lacks in years, it makes up for in its diversity of use. Acrylics seemed out there for artists within the overdue Nineteen Forties as a quick-drying substitute to grease paint. In its early manifestations, it dried so fast that quite a lot of brushes caught instantly to the canvas!

Although acrylic has been round for greater than fifty years, great advances remain made within the examine and improvement of acrylic polymers and pigments. those developments are attributable not just to the efforts of some devoted chemists, but additionally to the paintings of a complete group dedicated to acrylic. there are numerous very good minds taking those minute molecules very seriously.

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