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Oil Artist's Handbook

Oil Artist's Handbook - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0764156205

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ISBN13: 978-0764156205
ISBN10: 0764156209 Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Published: 2003
International: No

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Oil Artist's Handbook - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0764156205

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ISBN13: 978-0764156205
ISBN10: 0764156209 Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

A favored medium of artists down through the centuries, oil painting allows a nearly infinite range of expression for the artist. Here is instruction in all aspects of oil painting, starting with stretching and sizing the canvas, to color mixing, brushwork, use of the palette knife, composing a picture, and taking it to completion. Titles in the newArtist�s Handbook Seriesare designed for dedicated amateurs but will also by used and valued by professional artists. Each title in the series has a sturdy hardcover binding, allowing it to be taken out to the field as handily as it is used in the studio. The books� hidden spiral bindings keep pages lying flat, so students can work freely with their art materials without having to fight with their instruction manual. Each title supplements textual instruction with more than 400 color illustrations showing paintings in various stages of completion. There is detailed information on artists� tools, techniques, mixing colors, creating special effects, and trouble-shooting to correct errors. AllArtist�s Handbooksshow examples of works by famous artists in the respective media to help students see how each medium has been used by world-renowned masters.

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