June 13, 2010

New Acrylics


Rhéni Tauchid, is an artist and materials consultant with Canadian acrylic paint manufacturers Tri-Art. She has written two excellent books on painting with acrylics that i highly recommend.

The New Acrylics: Complete Guide to the New Generation of Acrylic Paints by Rhéni Tauchid.

The underlying theme of this dazzling and sophisticated book is to encourage artists to interpret and handle acrylic paints in a vibrant, fresh, and above all, individualistic style. (Back cover blurb)

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New Acrylics Essential Sourcebook: Materials, Techniques, and Contemporary Applications for Today's Artist by Rhéni Tauchid.
Moving beyond a focus on the technical properties of acrylic paints, this new book opens your mind and eyes to the artistic possibilities that are uniquely suited to the medium. Once you become familiar with what acrylic paint is, you are ready to explore what it can become. Focusing on specific technical and application processes, this invaluable handbook demonstrates the many techniques used to produce the varied effects and painting styles that you can achieve with this most versatile of all painting media. (Back cover blurb)

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Rhéni Tauchid's blog: http://www.newacrylicsbooks.blogspot.com/

Tri-Art website:
http://www.tri-art.ca/en/whatsnew/acrylicsbook/

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