Acrylic Painting with Lee Hammond (Paperback)

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Instruction for Beginners - Results Like a Pro You can learn to paint with skill and confidence. Lee Hammond makes painting with acrylics accessible and fun with sound guidance, practical tips and encouraging advice.As Lee explains, the magic of acrylic painting is in the layers. Painting in layers makes it easy to block out shapes, add details and cover mistakes. Just follow along step by step, and in no time you'll be painting a variety of beautiful subjects so realistic and detailed no one will believe you're just a beginner.Starting with the basics, Lee's masterful instruction includes: -Help with choosing brushes, paints and other materials-Easy methods for thinning paint, mixing colors and preparing surfaces-Visual explanations of color and composition-Close-up instruction for getting the details just right, including textures, shading, reflections, highlights and skin tones-40 step-by-step painting demonstrations for painting still-lifes, landscapes, portraits, flowers, animals and moreTry Lee's proven techniques and start achieving the paintings of your dreams

About the Author

A professional artist and instructor for 20+ years, Lee Hammond has authored and produced 40+ North Light and ArtistsNetwork.TV products. She has owned and operated the Midwest School of Art in Lenexa, Kansas for six years and now has a studio in Overland Park, Kansas where she teaches. She conducts drawing seminars, gives school lectures and mentors nationwide. Visit her website at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781581807097
ISBN-10: 1581807090
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2006
Pages: 128
Language: English