Painting for Everyone
by Georgetta Gancarz
About the Book
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 graduated from the School of Visual Arts and Fordham University with degrees in science, education and Fine Arts. She is a professional artist, professor, author and international travel guide. She is the founder and director of the ART - POLI Painting On Location International program, with art studio, art history, creative writing, Italian language, photography, culinary and music classes, offered in the USA and Europe. She currently teaches art in Seattle and Europe. Her paintings have been exhibited worldwide and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; She is internationally represented by the Saatchi Gallery, other collections are in the Muse Foundation in NYC. Her works are on file at The Women Museum of Arts. Her Renaissance style paintings are in Basilicas in Florence and Venice, Italy. To date, Georgetta is writing her 11th book and opening another program in Europe. She just released her own line of acrylic and watercolor paints.