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lorraine57
03-17-2018, 01:19 PM
We moved a couple years ago and I was literally purging everything in site.

I had a book that specifically with using acrylics as watercolors. I can't believe I'd have pitched it but we had lived in our old house for 30 years so there was a LOT of stuff that just got pitched. I'm willing to repurchase but I can't find the book anywhere. I checked Barnes and Noble, Googled it and checked Amazon. I'm sure I'd recognize the cover. It's not the one by Charles Harrington unless it now has a different cover.

I even checked the library website since I donated a ton of books when we moved.

I think there was a portait of a young girl on the cover.

Does this by chance ring a bell with anyone? We used to have an art store locally which has been gone for years and that's probably where I purchased it.

bluefish
03-17-2018, 02:12 PM
a couple of 'early' acrylic books on painting in a watercolor fashion....

Acrylic Watercolor Painting....Weldon Blake...published 1970

The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles and Techniques...Rachel Wolf....1997

Discover the Joy of Acrylic Painting...Jacqueline Penny....2002

hope this helps....:thumbsup:

lorraine57
03-17-2018, 02:41 PM
Thanks for the suggestions. I know the book had the word watercolor in the title. The entire book was about using acrylics as watercolors. I've googled everything I can think of. I could be mistaken about what's on the cover. I had a lot of art magazines, etc.

Tanya B
03-17-2018, 03:33 PM
Try looking here and see if you recognize any of the covers:

https://www.google.com/search?q=acrylic+watercolor&tbm=bks

lorraine57
03-17-2018, 07:08 PM
Nothing looks familiar...maybe I imagined it...lol.

talisman
03-17-2018, 07:23 PM
Maybe
Acrylics The Watercolor Alternative by Charles Harrington ?

ddattler
03-22-2018, 04:22 PM
Try EBAY.com. They have a ton of Older books.

lorraine57
03-22-2018, 06:56 PM
Thanks!