Painting & Varnishing

Author: Peter H. Spectre

Publisher: WoodenBoat Books


Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 146

View: 386

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

The Painter and Varnisher's Guide

Or, A Treatise, Both in Theory and Practice, on the Art of Making and Applying Varnishes, on the Different Kinds of Painting; and on the Method of Preparing Colours Both Simple and Compound ...

Author: Pierre François Tingry



Category: Paint

Page: 540

View: 698

Acrylic Watercolor Painting

Author: Wendon Blake

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Art

Page: 148

View: 319

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.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Author: Gerald W. R. Ward

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Art

Page: 828

View: 445

Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.

Paints and varnishes

with special reference to their properties and uses

Author: Arthur Seymour Jennings



Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 108

View: 403

Looking at Paintings

A Guide to Technical Terms

Author: Tiarna Doherty

Publisher: Getty Publications


Category: Art

Page: 91

View: 423

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: 863

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.