Instruction for Beginners - Results Like a Pro! You can learn to paint with skill and confidence. Lee Hammond makes painting with acrylics accessible and fun with sound guidance, practical tips and encouraging advice. As Lee explains, the magic of acrylic painting is in the layers. Painting in layers makes it easy to block out shapes, add details and cover mistakes. Just follow along step by step, and in time you'll be painting a variety of beautiful subjects so realistic and detailed one will believe you're just a beginner. Starting with the basics, Lee's masterful instruction includes:Help with choosing brushes, paints and other materialsEasy methods for thinning paint, mixing colors and preparing surfacesVisual explanations of color and compositionClose-up instruction for getting the details just right, including textures, shading, reflections, highlights and skin tones40 step-by-step painting demonstrations for painting still-lifes, landscapes, portraits, flowers, animals and more Try Lee's proven techniques and start achieving the paintings of your dreams!
Lee Hammond is the bestselling author of 16 North Light books. She is a contributing writer to The Artist's Magazine and as a certified police composite artist, has worked with America's Most Wanted. Lee lectures and conducts workhops throughout America.