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Title:
Acrylic : expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with acrylic / Mark Mehaffey.
Title Variants:
En plein air
ISBN:
9781633226104
Publication Information:
Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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En plein air
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Summary

Summary

Learn the core concepts of painting on location with En Plein Air: Acrylic , the definitive resource for experiencing the peace and rewards of painting with acrylics in the open air.

En Plein Air: Acrylic introduces beginning artists and fine-art lovers alike to the core concepts of painting on location . This hardworking guide features everything you'll need to get started, including expert tips on what to pack and how to maximize your time outdoors. You'll also learn how to choose a subject once you're on-site and then interpret it for a complex and pleasing composition.

Painting on location in the open air is a unique challenge , but with En Plein Air: Acrylic , you will learn to deal with the challenges of shadows and natural light and hone your skills in a fun, refreshing way. Perfect for artists looking to grow beyond the studio, this one-stop guide is an excellent resource for expanding upon the peace and joy that comes with painting.


Author Notes

Michigan-based Mark E. Mehaffey is an artist, instructor, author, and lecturer who works in both watercolor and acrylic. He is a member of many painting organizations and has won multiple awards for his artwork, including the Silver Medal of Honor from the American Watercolor Society. Mehaffey's paintings are included in public and private collections throughout the world.