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At one time or another most people have said to themselves, "I wish I could paint, " or "I think I would enjoy sketching, if I only knew how." Many people have been reluctant to try their hand at painting with oils, watercolors, and pastels, or at sketching because they fear they lack talent, or could never learn the techniques and methods used by artists. In this delightful, four-book series. Everyone's Guide to Oil Painting, Everyone's Guide to Pastel Painting, Everyone's Guide to Water Color Painting, and Everyone's Guide to Sketching, renowned art instructor Philip Berrill demonstrates, step-by-step, the simple, easy techniques used by professional artists to create beautiful sketches and paintings. With instructions on everything from color mixing, to paper preparation, brush techniques, and shaping pencils and pastels, Philip Berrill will have confident, excited readers creating a wide variety of artwork in no time at all. Each book comes with several suggested themes that budding artists can try out for themselves, with complete instructions and photos illustrating Philip's own results. These delightful instruction books are perfect for beginners and intermediate artists looking to brush up on their technique. They are perfectly sized and lightweight, so artists wishing to take them along on an outdoor project can have them nearby for handy reference. Their affordable price also makes them the perfect gift for the budding artist in the family, or that special someone who should be encouraged to explore his or her artistic talents further. About the Author: Philip Berrill "The Flying Artist" is a professional artist, art tutor, lecturer and author whose techniques and methods oflearning to paint and sketch are taught and enjoyed workldwide. Having always enjoyed art at school, where he studied under Welsh artist, John Sullivan. Philip decided at the age of 14 that he wanted to make his living as a professional artist. He held his first one-man exhibition at 18, and when he was 28, a major exhibition of his work was held at Liverpool University. Philip's love and enthusiasm for painting and sketching is infectious. He believes that art should be for everyone and enjoys passing on his knowledge of how to sketch and paint, gained over thirty years to people of all ages. His art courses, TV art series, and "Painting for Pleasure" Roadshows have always proved popular and in great demand worldwide. His courses have taken him all over the world, instructing classes in Europe, the Middle East and the United States. He then went on to produce a series of art videos, which resulted in an invitation to star in a thirteen part television series, "Paint with the Flying Artist."

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Berrill, Philip
Pbi Publishing
Techniques - Pastel Drawing
Everyone's Guide To... Series
Publication Date:
April 2003
9.98x7.46x.20 in. .50 lbs.

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