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ISBN13: 9780823032693
ISBN10: 0823032698
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If looking at wonderful paintings fills you with desire to create your own, this book is for you. Even if youve never put brush to canvas before, but are committed to learning how, Oil Painting for the Serious Beginner will enable you to express yourself richly through this esteemed art medium.

With clarity, simplicity, and enthusiasm, Steve Allrich shares with readers the tried-and-true methods he employs in his mastery of oil painting. Practical step-by-step instruction and fully illustrated demonstrations are provided. You will learn how to:

- Select paint, canvas, brushes, other materials

- Practice good drawing skills, mix color ranges, design vital compositions

- Tone canvas, sketch and block in your subject, achieve painterly brushwork

- Depict strong still lifes and interiors, arrange good lighting effects for both

- Choose the best landscape settings, handle perspective, capture natural light.

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All the essential components of good oil painting from basic materials and tools to the fundamentals of drawing, composition, values, and color are covered in easy-to-follow lessons.

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oilpaint, April 11, 2008 (view all comments by oilpaint)
This is a great book, but geared more toward the experienced artist.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780823032693
Author:
Allrich, Steve
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Oil Painting
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Techniques - Oil Painting
Subject:
Art-Oil Painting
Subject:
painting;art
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
O
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
126 COLOR ILLUS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.02 x 7.02 x 0.41 in 1 lb

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