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Rethinking Acrylic: Radical Solutions for Exploiting the World's Most Versatile Medium

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Discover a wide variety of acrylic techniques with 18 step-by-step demonstrations including engraving acrylic, intarsia, pouring acrylic objects and more with Patti Brady. Rethinking Acrylic also profiles 10 artists and their approaches to acrylic.




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Revolutionize your work with acrylics

Get ready for the creative ride of your life! Tradition is out, experimentation is in with the cutting-edge how-to sampler of techniques to use with acrylic, the world’s most versatile medium. Inside, you’ll find inventive, non-traditional, downright inspirational ways to paint with acrylic (pour, scrape, squirt, roll, layer and excavate).

For the first time in paperback, this 10th Anniversary edition of Rethinking Acrylic includes:

  • Workshop-style instruction covers a wide range of approaches: watermedia effects, creating texture with gels, subtractive techniques, collage and acrylic skins, acrylic transfers and the printed image, pours, acrylic encaustic, metallic and reflective paints, drawing and resists with acrylic, traditional techniques with acrylic, varnishing
  • 18 step-by-step demonstrations illustrate a wide variety of techniques, including engraving acrylic, intarsia, pouring acrylic objects and more
  • Studio visits profile 10 artists and their personal approaches to painting with acrylics

If you want to try something new … to put more play into your artwork … to test-drive some of those enticing products you’ve been eyeing … open this book and go for it. We’re not talking just brush and canvas anymore … get out the hand-sander and Plexiglas, and hold on tight (or better yet, let loose!), because this adventure-in-acrylics will take you through a variety of possibilities. Delicate transparent washes, lively impasto surfaces, radical multi-dimensional effects … What will YOU think of next?

About the Author

Patti Brady received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her paintings, prints and hand-painted books have been exhibited nationally at the Brand Library and Arts Center in Glendale, California; the Arch Gallery in Chicago, Illinois; Mills College in Oakland, California; and U.C. Berkeley in Berkeley, California. In 1994 her paintings were reviewed by the New York Times. She was awarded a Silver Award in the California Discovery Project in 1995 and was the recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission Fellowship Award for 2006. Her work is in the collections of the Greenville County Museum in Greenville, South Carolina; County Bank in Greenville, South Carolina; and the Contemporary Carolina Collection in Charleston, South Carolina, among others. She is currently the Working Artist Program director for GOLDEN Artist Colors, Inc., and has lectured and taught on the use of GOLDEN Acrylics at a number of universities and art schools around the globe. Visit her website at www.pattibrady.com.

Additional Information

SKU R8184
Product Type Book
Pages 160
ISBN13 9781440354137
Instructor Patti Brady
Skills Acrylic
Media Acrylic
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