Vibrant Acrylics by Hashim Akib
This book showcases Hashim Akib’s distinctive acrylic artwork and includes a colourful introduction to vibrant acrylic painting, basic techniques explained through clear step-by-step instructions, examples and photographs, and six inspiring projects. Not all the projects are for beginners.
Be prepared for a vibrant and different approach to using acrylics. With infectious energy and enthusiasm, Hashim Akib shows how acrylics can be used in unusual, surprising ways to create beautiful paintings full of life, atmosphere and colour. Step-by-step demonstrations, exercises and expert advice illustrate his simple, yet effective techniques and there are many inspiring examples of what can be achieved. This extensive book details step-by-step projects that include urban landscapes, pet portraits and abstracts. Neither beginners nor more experienced artists will want to be without this book.
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. In 2009 he won the SAA Artist of the Year competition and has produced DVDs in partnership with Daler-Rowney. Before becoming an artist, Hashim worked as an illustrator for 15 years. His clients included the likes of Times Newspapers, The Telegraph, Time Magazine and New Yorker Magazine.
Publication Date: 23/03/2012