Andrew has been an artist all his life. Now, at 53 years old, he wants to share his secrets.
PAINTING HIGHLIGHTS & SHADOWS FROM DRAMATIC ANGLED LIGHT NOT MANY NOVICE ARTISTS KNOW ABOUT
Creative casting and form shadows explained the right way. He tells you where you should be painting and at what times of day to capture form and casting shadows. The reason why highlighting should be a well thought out observation - bringing a flat painting to life. His style creates an effect where you feel you could 'step into' the painting.
INCLUDES A CRUCIAL TIP ALL ACRYLIC PAINTERS NEED TO KNOW WHEN LAYING DOWN A GROUND WASH.
Few artists know about this.
USING THE RIGHT BRUSH
The right brush makes painting in all mediums a lot easier and lifelike. Andrew guides you through this with ease and clarity. He shows his tips and secrets he picked up himself.
SIZING & PRIMING
Andrew gives you a homemade recipe. He guides you through the process in an easy to understand and unique way.
HOW TO PAINT SHIMMERING 'GLASS LIKE' WATER
So many artists struggle with this. See how it's done.
CREATING DISTANCE & COMPOSITION TECHNIQUES
The rule of thirds and creating distance with ease
FROM THE MOTHER OF ALL COLOURS - TO THE COLOUR WHEEL
Not only does this reiterate the importance of creating a painting from angled light, Andrew shows you how to experiment with colour mixing.
DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS AND DIAGRAMS ON CREATING PERSPECTIVE AND VANISHING POINTS.
Not only for novices, this will prove invaluable to experienced artists also. The hand drawn diagrams show you how to paint a life-like building. You will bring the picture to life, creating an illusion of being able to step into the painting yet again.
PAINTING STRAIGHT, FINE LINES THE EASY WAY
How to do this and what methods work for Andrew.
AIRBRUSH LESSONS ONE AND TWO AND MUCH MORE ABOUT THIS TOOL
Discover this amazing art tool. Andrew tells you how to use it, so you too can discover how it brings your painting into a three dimensional level.
USING THE RIGHT WATERCOLOUR PAPER AND WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT.
Papers best suited to your requirements.
BUILDING AN ART PATRON BASE
While recognition of your art is rewarding, nothing is more satisfying and validating for the artist than financial success. It is, for most of us a long journey to this point. There are several milestones as an artist builds their profession. This chapter gives you great advice and tips.
PRINTING YOUR ART - INSIDER PRINTING TIPS FROM ANDREW THE PRINTER (HIS DAY JOB)
Using the correct method of printing.
SPRUCING UP FRAMES - GREAT HOMEMADE PAINT RECIPES TO SHARE
Creating a magnificent glass like effect to your picture frames using Andrew's homemade method and a surprising tip not many know about. Also, homemade lime wax effect. How to make it and use it. His own tortoiseshell paint mixing method.
NOTE: If you have 'kindle voyage' version, your pictures will be in black and white.