Synopses & Reviews
Knowing how to use a brush properly is essential for effective oil painting. Brushwork Essentials shows artists everything they need to know to render a variety of elegant strokes, along with other exciting techniques like paint mixing and brush shaping.
Weber makes mastering each technique easy. He provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions, step-by-step demonstrations and complementary artwork that highlights each brushstroke as it appears on the canvas. Readers will also learn how to use different strokes to achieve specific effects, such as lighting, shadowing and more.
The Keys To Superior Painting Can Be Yours
These are the brushstrokes with which great oil paintings are created. They give you the power to convey everything from realistic light and shadow to dynamic mood and tension.
Mark Christopher Weber shows you how to mix and load paint, shape your brush and apply a variety of intriguing strokes in nine easy-to-follow demonstrations. Special icons appear throughout the book to indicate which brush to use for each technique and when. It couldn't be any easier.