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The Collector's Series offers a selection of popular projects from some of the best-selling titles in our How to Draw and Paint Series. And the newest addition to the series, "The Art of Oil Painting, is a remarkable compilation of step-by-step lessons from 10 accomplished artists, each with a unique perspective regarding tools, techniques, and approaches to oil painting. With more than 40 lessons that cover subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes to still lifes and animals, this title is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to paint fine works of art in oil! "The Art of Oil Painting features the works of 10 renowned fine artists, each of whose paintings have been recognized by the larger artistic community: Anita Hampton, John Loughlin, Robert Moore, Michael Obermeyer, William F. Powell, William Schneider, Frank Serrano, Kevin Short, Tom Swimm, and Caroline Zimmermann. Together this team of experts boasts a phenomenal number of achievements. The authors of this book have paintings featured in private collections around the world and displayed at such prestigious institutions as the Smithsonian Institute and the Pentagon. In addition, their art has been displayed in numerous exhibitions--including showings in Madrid, Spain, and Paris, France--and in an array of art galleries across the United States, from California to New York and many in between. These talented artists also hold memberships in a variety of clubs and guilds, including the Oil Painters of America, California Art Club, Laguna Plein Air Painters, and Guild of Boston Artists. And they have won dozens of awards, including the Franklin Mint Award at the National Oil Painters of America Exhibition, the People'sChoice Award at Echoes and Visions, the Great Gatsby Memorial Award from the Rockport Art Associations, and the Art of California Gold Award.

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This compilation of projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist’s Library series titles provides inspiration and instruction on every aspect of oil painting. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, The Art of Oil Painting is filled with information that artists of all skill levels will find useful. The contributing artists are all acclaimed for their particular styles and approaches to oil painting, so there are countless lessons you can learn from their individual and distinct perspectives. And the step-by-step demonstrations guide aspiring artists through the oil painting process using a wide variety of inspiring painting subjects-so there’s something for everyone! With this comprehensive reference, you’ll soon discover how exciting painting in oil can be.

About the Author

More than 85 years ago, Walter Foster—a well-known artist, instructor, and collector—began producing art instruction books from his home in Laguna Beach, CA.   He originally wrote, illustrated, printed, bound, packaged, shipped, and distributed them himself. Although Walter passed away in 1981 at the age of 90, his legacy continues in a growing product line. Walter Foster Publishing now provides how-to books and kits to millions of enthusiastic artists worldwide who enjoy the rewards of learning how to draw and paint. People who have never before picked up a paintbrush or drawing pencil have discovered their artistic talents through his easy-to-follow instruction books.

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ISBN:
9781560107514
Manufactured:
Walter Foster
Publisher:
Walter Foster Publishing
Manufactured by:
Walter Foster Publishing
Manufactured:
Walter Foster
Manufactured:
Walter Foster Publishing
Author:
Walter Foster Publishing
Author:
Foster, Walter
Author:
Walter Foster Creative Team
Subject:
Techniques - Oil Painting
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Oil Painting
Subject:
Art-Oil Painting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Collector's Series
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 12 x 0.5 in

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This compilation of projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint and Artist’s Library series titles provides inspiration and instruction on every aspect of oil painting. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, The Art of Oil Painting is filled with information that artists of all skill levels will find useful. The contributing artists are all acclaimed for their particular styles and approaches to oil painting, so there are countless lessons you can learn from their individual and distinct perspectives. And the step-by-step demonstrations guide aspiring artists through the oil painting process using a wide variety of inspiring painting subjects-so there’s something for everyone! With this comprehensive reference, you’ll soon discover how exciting painting in oil can be.

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