This book is for the beginner to the advanced painter. Beginners will find all the necessary information to get them started painting with acrylics. Intermediate to Advanced painters will learn refresher methods as well as some new skills. This book includes chapters on how to start painting (what materials to buy), how to set up a studio space, how to properly dispose of solvents, many different types of paints, brushes, palette knives, mediums to advanced varnishes and stretching canvas techniques.
Fun and different exercises for all ages! Painting portraits, figures, landscapes, in traditional and modern methods! Plus, bonus chapters on acrylic painting with photo transfers and encaustics (wax)! Excellent step by step methods with colorful photographs and illustrations. Book is also printed in bold print for easy reading! Great acrylic art book!!!
Author is an art professor. She teaches workshops and painting classes in colleges and universities in the USA and Abroad. Her class material and titles are all copyrighted.
Georgetta Gancarz graduated from the School of Visual Arts and Fordham University with degrees in Science, Education and Fine Arts. She also minored in Art Therapy and received various artist, instructor awards and scholarships. She is a professional artist, professor, author and international tour guide. With her public acclaimed charity, Artists for Breast Cancer, she continues to educate the public on cancer awareness and prevention. Georgetta currently teaches art at Seattle Central Community College, the University of Washington, EC, and Western Europe (London and Italy). She is the creator and CEO of her award winning international travel/painting program. Her work has been exhibited worldwide, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and extensively throughout Europe. She is represented by the Saatchi Gallery and is an ordained painter in the Guild of St. Luke.