Painting Realistic Wildlife in Acrylic
30 Step-by-step DemonstrationsBook - 2009 | 1st ed.
One measure of a painting's success is the emotion it elicits from its viewer; William Silvers' wildlife scenes make your pulse quicken and your breath catch as you witness some of nature's most miraculous everyday moments. The midnight prowl of a wolf...a sea lion diving into choppy surf...a pride of elephants at a watering hole in the thick, dusty air. In this book, Silvers shares his secrets for capturing the drama, the atmosphere and the very essence of wildlife. Accessible "whole painting" approach using limited materials and multiple acrylic washes 15 mini-demonstrations illustrate key acrylic techniques and how to use them to best effect 15 complete step-by-step demonstrations feature a stunning range of animals, including golden eagles, swans, wolves, foxes, giraffes, deer, elk, black bears, polar bears, alligators and various big cats Full of rich colors, a gripping sense of life and masterful advice for achieving the same, this book will help intermediate artists and advanced beginners achieve new levels of success and expression.