Synopses & Reviews
Oil painters of any skill level can learn something from this book. ItÆs a clear, concise, and comprehensive reference guide to the best tools and materials for this time-honored art form. Oil Painting Materials offers in-depth coverage on oil-painting tools and their uses, including essential information on brushes and the strokes they produce, palettes, painting knives, oil paints, thinners and solvents, varnishes, waxes, easels, and more. When you want a straightforward resource for the art of using oil painting components and tools, it doesnÆt get any better than this!
- Books are written and illustrated by professional artists- Each provides instructions for artists aspiring to reach a new level of expertise- Series covers a wide array of art subjects and techniques
About the Author
Recognized as one of America's foremost colorists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes, which he originally conceptualized, designed, and illustrated himself.