Painting & Varnishing

Author: Peter H. Spectre

Publisher: WoodenBoat Books


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 146

View: 288

Well-known as the editor of the best-selling annual Mariner's Book of Days, Peter Spectre lives in Spruce Head, Maine.

Acrylic Watercolor Painting

Author: Wendon Blake

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Art

Page: 148

View: 675

Demonstrating how acrylic paints not only lend themselves to all basic watercolor techniques, this guide offers step-by-step coverage of painting surfaces, colors, and mediums as well as basic techniques: washes, wet-in-wet, drybrush, scumbling, opaque, and more. Includes 75 paintings by leading American watercolorists demonstrating extraordinary variety of techniques. 126 illustrations, including 21 in full color.

Traditional Boatbuilding Made Easy

A 12 Foot Skiff for Oar and Sail

Author: Richard Kolin

Publisher: WoodenBoat Books


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 85

View: 462

Richard Kolin has been building boats for 25 years. He has designed and built skiffs for both plywood and plank construction.

Paints and varnishes

with special reference to their properties and uses

Author: Arthur Seymour Jennings



Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 108

View: 184

Looking at Paintings

A Guide to Technical Terms

Author: Tiarna Doherty

Publisher: Getty Publications


Category: Art

Page: 91

View: 762

A guide to the technical terms most commonly used in painting. It presents explanations of the technical terms most often encountered by art enthusiast, visitors to galleries, and museum goers. It also pays special attention to the processes and methods of painting conservation, and offers definitions and examples of materials and techniques.

The Luminous Brush

Painting with Egg Tempera

Author: Altoon Sultan

Publisher: Altoon Sultan


Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 528

This guide examines the use of egg tempera to achieve luminous effects in painting. Complete with step-by-step photographs, the book illustrates all stages of preparation, development and completing of paintings and discusses issues of light, colour and form.

The Practice of Tempera Painting

Materials and Methods

Author: Daniel V. Thompson

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 341

Historical background, step-by-step instruction, materials, permanence. Lucid, careful exposition of all aspects of authentic technique. 85 illustrations.