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Like taking a lesson with the master himself, this introduction to the style and technique of Vincent Van Gogh is for beginners and more experienced painters alike. An unmatched master during the Postimpressionist period, Van Goghs style evokes a more expressive image, and this collection features an assortment of his most celebrated subjectssuch as peasant farmers clearing their fields, a provincial village at dusk, a sunflower still-life, and the artists thatched-seat chair and pipe. Accompanying each project is a set of detailed photographs that demonstrate the unique short brushstrokes that Van Gogh employed for his most distinct style. Six reusable tracing papers are included, so establishing a balanced composition is quick and easy; and while Van Gogh worked mostly with oil paints, this resource translates his technique and colorization to the more utilitarian acrylic medium.
Learn to paint like the masters in this inspiring series. In this title, Michael Sanders shows how to paint three of Van Gogh's masterpieces in acrylics, and two further projects show how to paint in the style of Van Gogh. Tracings are provided to eliminate the drawing stage.
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"With 5 easy-to-follow projects, which include 270 step-by-step photographs and 6 reusable tracings . . . you don't even need to draw." Craftsman craft & design Magazine