The Acrylic Artist's Guidebook  This handy guide is full of tips, tricks, ideas and suggestions to assist you as you explore the world of art and self expression. It includes seven step by step demonstrations which illustrate four different approaches to painting.


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Re-creation Demonstration
Re-creation Demonstration
Re-creation demonstration - Big Red
A demonstration of re-creation, where an old painting is used as a base or starting point for a completely new work involving a different subject.
Adobe Acrobat Document 741.5 KB

Demolish and rebuild project/demonstration
A demonstration of one of the four options for failed paintings - demolish and rebuild. Reference included.
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB

A Simple Five Step Process
This pdf, complete with demonstration, outlines how the painting process can be broken down into five simple steps and why it makes sense to do so.
A simple five step painting process.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 769.7 KB

Reverse tone/textured approach
A demonstration of the reverse tone textured approach to painting.
Adobe Acrobat Document 659.3 KB

Painting A Misty Landscape
Painting demonstration/project showing one approach to painting a mist shrouded landscape
Painting Mist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 641.4 KB

Demonstration Sky scape - Angorichna Station
Painting demonstration - Sky scape with a limited palette of 3 colours plus white,
Painting Demo_Sky_ Angorichna shearing s
Adobe Acrobat Document 5.3 MB