Acrylic Illuminations: Reflective and Luminous Acrylic by Nancy Reyner

By Nancy Reyner

50 staggering techniques...for paintings that shines above the remaining!

From the writer of the best-selling books Acrylic Revolution and Acrylic Innovation, this booklet blazes new artistic territory with 50 recommendations that harness the creative strength of sunshine. starting from sophisticated glazing on steel leaf, to pearly sheens, to boldly coloured optical results and shiny surfboard finishes, those ways signify the main asked features of Nancy Reyner's well known workshops. 50 attention-grabbing strategies function steel leaf, reflective paints, pouring, fluorescent and phosphorescent paints, refractive layering and optical colour results. chances are vividly illustrated with different paintings from forty four artists. A "Crash direction on Acrylic" bankruptcy deals an outline of ways to exploit those flexible paints and items to their fullest strength. This hands-on advisor presents transparent step by step instructions to effectively execute those new and interesting strategies. discover matte pores and skin development, sheen moving, embedding items, patinas and polished stone results. Use those ways for natural, summary or real looking styles...as backgrounds, most sensible layers, or accents layered in between...combine, scan, and permit your work shine.

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The London low relief also shows an almost reclining Virgin who is tightly clasping the Child against her, as if to protect him from his young friend on the left and the scroll he is showing him: 35. Saint Matthew, 1505-1506. Marble, 271 cm. Galleria dell’Academia, Florence. 36. Slave (Atlas), 1519. Marble, 277 cm. Galleria dell’Academia, Florence. qxp 08/16/05 9/6/2005 2:45 PM 8:42 Page AM 46 Page 46 THE SCULPTOR that boy would become St. John the Baptist. This composition arguably flows more freely than the low relief in Florence.

The first set was to represent the Victories and Vanquished Provinces and the other, the Liberal There is lively debate over what both statues might mean. Arts. A second level was to carry four even bigger statues. Almost taking dictation from Michelangelo, Condivi says that the prisoners are chained like the Liberal Arts; Painting, Sculpture When Julius II died in 1513, the heirs renegotiated and and Architecture are each flagged with the tools of their Michelangelo committed to a seven-year deadline for the tomb respective trades for instant identification.

San Lorenzo, Florence. qxp 08/12/05 9/6/2005 9:03 AM 8:42 Page AM 64 Page 64 THE SCULPTOR movement is unnatural, the pose looks stiff and the torso is San Lorenzo actually has three funerary chapels, all devoted to atrophied. At the time, Michelangelo had lost his grip on calm, the Medici family: Brunelleschi’s Old Sacristy that shelters the harmonious forms and was obsessed with expressing passionate Donatello’s and Verrocchio’s tombs of Averardo, Cosimo I and emotion. And once that mindset had come to the fore, his best his son Piero; the New Sacristy contains the tombs of dukes option was to follow through rather than try to backpedal.

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