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Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic

30 Step-By-Step Demonstrations

By William Silvers

Format: Paperback

You'll Love This Drawing & Painting Portrait DVD If:

  • You want to add more realism to your animal paintings
  • You love capturing images of nature in your art
  • You want to learn new drawing techniques
Follow along with William Silvers as he shows you how to create tension and direct the viewers' eye in your wildlife paintings. Using acrylics William takes you step-by-step through what tools you'll need and techniques to use when capturing wildlife on your canvas. Learn how to paint animals in their natural habitat by focusing on painting the separate elements.

Achieve exciting new results with this dynamic painting book from William Silvers. Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic features 30 step-by-step demonstrations so you can create your own prowling wolf, swimming sea lion or thirsty elephant.

In Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic You'll Learn:

  • How to shoot your own reference photos of animals
  • Easy techniques for composing visually interesting wildlife scenes
  • How to paint an eagle, swan, wolf, fox, giraffe, deer, elk, bear, tiger, lion, leopard, alligator, elephant and sea lion step by step

Check Out This Excerpt From Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic:

Shopping List
Below are items you'll want to have on hand as you work through this book.

Brushes
4-inch (10cm) house-painting brush, several (at least two) 1.5 inch (38mm) flats, several (at least two) 1-inch (25mm)flats, .5 - inch (12mm) flat, .25 -inch (6mm) flat, no. 10 round, badger-hair blending brush

Surfaces
Acrylic titanium primed 3/4" (2cm) or 3/8" (1cm) prestretched, medium-textured duck canvs, 60" x 84" (52cm x 213cm); extra-heavy-unprimed cotton canvas by the roll for odd and large sizes; 24" x 48" (61cm x 122cm) Masonite panels, cut to desired size using a table saw

Acrylic Pigments
Anthraquinone Blue, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cerulean Blue, Chartreuse, Diarylide Yellow, Dioxazine Purple, Flame Red, Havannah Lake, Magenta, Primary Cyan, Payne's Grey, Permanent Green, Permangent Green Light, Phthalo Blue, Phthalo Turquoise, Pyrrole Red, Quinacridone Violet, Red Oxide, Ultramarine Blue, Yellow Ochre

Other
Clean white towel, natural three-inch (8cm) wide sponge, old toothbrush, paper towels, spray bottle of water, wet palette (and pillboxes, if you choose), black and white gesso

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SKU Z2298
Author/Speaker/Editor William Silvers
File/Trim Size 10.875 x 8.25
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781600611353
Number Of Pages 144
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magnificent Review by PAT TREWERN

HIS STYLE IS MAGNIFICENT, I WOULD LOVE TO JUST WATCH HIM PAINT IN PERSON. WILL HAVE TO PURCHASE THIS BOOK.

(Posted on 8/6/09)

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