Oil Painting for the Serious Beginner

Author: Steve Allrich

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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Priced to reach a broad market, this book offers an inviting introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Allrich begins with an outline of the essential components of good painting, then describes the basic materials and tools of the oil medium. The fundamentals are strongly stressed and lessons on defining concept, toning the canvas, and understaning light sources are covered. 125 color illustrations.

Oil Pastel for the Serious Beginner

Basic Lessons in Becoming a Good Painter

Author: John Elliot

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 146

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Offers tips on selecting a range of oil pastels and offers step-by-step demonstrations for techniques including crosshatching and scumbling.

Career Opportunities in the Visual Arts

Author: Richard P. Clark

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

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Category: Art

Page:

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Presents opportunities for employment in the field of visual arts listing more than sixty-five job descriptions, salary ranges, education and training requirements, and more.

Oil Painting For Dummies

Author: Anita Marie Giddings

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Category: Art

Page: 303

View: 759

Nobody ever said that oil painting was easy. But it gets much easier and a lot more fun when you follow a step-by-step approach that starts you off on the right foot, helps you build your skills one at a time, and gives you plenty of exercises to develop your craft. That’s what you’ll find in Oil Painting For Dummies. Completely free of arty jargon, this full-color guide has all the hands-on instruction you need to master the basics. You’ll see how to plan a painting, build an image in layers, mix colors, and create stunning compositions. You’ll also find everything you need to know about oil paints, solvents, and pigments; brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces; and how to keep costs down at the art supply store. Discover how to: Choose the right supplies Set up your studio and care for your equipment Handle your materials safely Develop your design and composition skills Make practice sketches and studies Use broken stroke, dry brush, glazing, scraffito and other brush strokes Try out different compositions Mix any color you want Simplify tricky still-life subjects Paint landscapes and common objects out doors Paint portraits and the human form Complete with handy color chart, basic materials list, and a very useful viewing square, Oil Painting For Dummies is the fun and easy way to discover your inner artist!

Technical Manual

Author: United States. War Department

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Category:

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Art Books, 1950-1979

Including an International Directory of Museum Permanent Collection Catalogs

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: New York : Bowker

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 1500

View: 549

Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner

A Comprehensive Drawing Course

Author: Jim Dowdalls

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 202

Structured like a traditional drawing class, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner covers the concepts all serious beginning artists need in order to master basic drawing skills, including form, space, depth, proportion, composition, perspective, and more. To start the exploration, California State University art professor Jim Dowdalls demonstrates how to use the different types of drawing tools, including how to hold a pencil, how to use supports, and how to make a variety of marks and strokes. Artists will discover helpful information for understanding value and learning to create a value scale, as well as how to build value in their drawings using various techniques. Throughout this educational book, myriad step-by-step exercises and drawing projects encourage artists to put their newfound knowledge to use and practice the concepts and techniques demonstrated. With the skills and techniques they acquire in this comprehensive yet affordable drawing course, beginning artists will be ready to take their artwork to the next level. Filled with beautiful artwork that will inspire budding artists to continue to build and grow their craft, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner is the perfect place to start a mastery of fine art.