9781782211174

Glyn Macey's World of Acrylics How to Paint Sea, Sky, Land and Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9781782211174

  • ISBN10:

    1782211179

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/9/2016
  • Publisher: Search Press
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Summary

Packed with richly-colored and atmospheric paintings, this book explores adventurous and deceptively simple techniques to produce wonderful acrylic landscapes quickly and effectively. Learn how to invest your paintings with energy and imagination by following Glyn's friendly, idiosyncratic, and occasionally irreverent advice.

Split into four broad sections that cover everything from deserted seascapes to bustling urban life, this book is packed full of techniques that give maximum results for minimum effort. Dozens upon dozens of finished paintings provide you with a lifetime's worth of inspiration.

Author Biography

Glyn Macey can often be found roaming the harbors, moorlands and coast of his native Cornwall, sketchbook in hand, recording the details of daily life and history. Such sketches are in turn used as the basis for his studio paintings.
Using acrylic, mixed media and an array of mark-making techniques he endeavors to capture the underlying essence of the landscape, and the people who live in it.

Glyn uses acrylics, pencil and collage to gain the spontaneity of his work and the ‘happy accidents’ that he loves. He believes that the unexpected unity of color and texture in mixed media can often create the most exciting results.

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