Painting Portraits in Acrylics: A Practical Guide to Contemporary Portraiture
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Hashim Akib’s striking portraits are at the heart of this inspirational book. The subject of portraiture is seen by many as the zenith of art, and Hash’s eaygoing, unpretentious style puts fantastic results within the reach of hobby artists and aspiring professionals alike.
Assuming nothing and starting from the basics – making it suitable even for the enthusiastic beginner – this book includes six step-by-step projects to follow; along with friendly but in-depth advice on colour palettes; skintone; composition; working from photographs and models; markmaking; lighting; atmosphere and much more.
The book covers many types of portraiture – from the self-portrait to full-length portraits – all with a striking, contemporary style.
|Dimensions||216 × 280 mm|
Hashim Akib is an internationally renowned artist and is represented by several galleries in the UK. He has exhibited with the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, New English Art Club and Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries in London. Hashim has also taught his unique techniques to art schools in the UK, Italy and France. His first book, Vibrant Acrylics, was published by Search Press in 2012 and has now been translated into French, German, Italian and Dutch.
Paperback / softback