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The quick-start guide to great results

Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings.

    Mini demonstrations break down fundamental painting techniques in a clear, common sense way

    12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraits

    The bonus DVD-workshop features the author creating two paintings from start to finish

You'll learn tricks for keeping the greens in your landscapes looking fresh, advantages to working with water-soluble oil paints, simple tips for dynamic compositions and other expert advice to make your introduction to oil painting the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner features easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and encouragement for beginning artists to paint with oils. Familiar subjects, simple compositions and a realistic style build confidence in beginning artists- giving you the skills you need to create finished oil paintings. Included are 10 mini demonstrations and 12 complete painting demonstrations. Discover a bonus DVD the features a complete painting workshop with the authors, Mark and Mary Willenbrink.

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Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner features easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and encouragement for beginning artists to paint with oils. Familiar subjects, simple compositions and a realistic style build

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600617843
Author:
Willenbrink, Mark
Publisher:
Northlight
Author:
Willenbrink, Mary
Subject:
Techniques - Oil Painting
Subject:
Art-Oil Painting
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11.08x8.54x.34 in. 1.22 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner features easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and encouragement for beginning artists to paint with oils. Familiar subjects, simple compositions and a realistic style build confidence in beginning artists- giving you the skills you need to create finished oil paintings. Included are 10 mini demonstrations and 12 complete painting demonstrations. Discover a bonus DVD the features a complete painting workshop with the authors, Mark and Mary Willenbrink.
"Synopsis" by , Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner features easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations provide guidance and encouragement for beginning artists to paint with oils. Familiar subjects, simple compositions and a realistic style build
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