Acrylic Fusion. Experimenting with Alternative Methods for by Dan Tranberg

By Dan Tranberg

This detailed reference publication is designed to excite and inspire you to push past conventional recommendations and to discover new techniques to portray. Acrylic Fusion frees you from conventional methods to portray by way of exposing you to a various diversity of other recommendations, unconventional strategies, and the combination of particular fabrics that stimulate creativity and inspire experimentation. it is a must-have source geared toward artists who make work, however it can be an exceptional reference for any crafters, makers, and DIYers who use paint of their paintings, whether or not they make paintings journals, layout greeting playing cards, or refinish furnishings as the suggestions can simply be tailored for plenty of other forms of initiatives and purposes.

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To adhere them to stretched canvas, a panel, or other support, use Soft Gel or Fluid Matte Medium as an adhesive. Skins can be folded, twisted, stretched and pulled, or used to make three-dimensional forms. To store them, sandwich them between sheets of wax paper. They will remain pliable indefinitely. Keep in mind that ink-jet ink remains water soluble when dry. Before using printed skins as collage material or applying subsequent layers of paint or medium to any ink-jet image, treat it first with a spray fixative, such as Golden Archival Varnish.

5 / WRINKLED RICE PAPER TECHNIQUE NO. 6 / MARBLING TECHNIQUE NO. 7 / CARBON TRANSFER TECHNIQUE NO. 8 / SKINS TECHNIQUE NO. 9 / SALT EFFECT TECHNIQUE NO. 10 / SPRAYING TECHNIQUE NO. 11 / CRAYON RESIST TECHNIQUE NO. 12 / SAND SURFACE TECHNIQUE NO. 13 / ACRYLIC AS GROUND FOR CHARCOAL AND PASTEL TECHNIQUE NO. 14 / SGRAFFITO TECHNIQUE NO. 15 / TEXT AS TEXTURE TECHNIQUE NO. 16 / DIGITAL GROUND TECHNIQUE NO. 17 / PATTERNED FABRIC TECHNIQUE NO. 18 / CELLOPHANE TEXTURE TECHNIQUE NO. 19 / RUBBING ALCOHOL TECHNIQUE NO.

13 / ACRYLIC AS GROUND FOR CHARCOAL AND PASTEL TECHNIQUE NO. 14 / SGRAFFITO TECHNIQUE NO. 15 / TEXT AS TEXTURE TECHNIQUE NO. 16 / DIGITAL GROUND TECHNIQUE NO. 17 / PATTERNED FABRIC TECHNIQUE NO. 18 / CELLOPHANE TEXTURE TECHNIQUE NO. 19 / RUBBING ALCOHOL TECHNIQUE NO. 20 / BLOTTING CHAPTER 3: GALLERY RESOURCES ABOUT THE AUTHOR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION Since the early 1960s, when acrylic paints formulated specifically for artists first became widely available, the medium of acrylic has grown to include an incredible diversity of products with a range of qualities unlike any other form of paint.

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