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BOOAH3 ART HANDBOOK - PAINTING WITH OILS. Over 80 step-by-step photographs take you through all the basics, with helpful demonstrations which clearly illustrate how to paint skies, landscapes, flowers and animals. You will learn about the materials you need, how to start, using a limited palette, using photographs as inspiration, and creating perspective, tone, light and shade. Whatever your skill level, you will be able to develop your own style with this invaluable, easy-to-follow guide. 0 Login For Price
SP10566 COLOUR MIXING GUIDE - OILS. A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the artist using oil paints. It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour. There is vividly illustrated guidance on complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and factoring in local colour. There follows an array of essential colour mixes using widely available colours. A beautifully presented and practical guide to understanding and mixing colours. 1 Login For Price
SP12539 VIBRANT OILS - HJ SUMMERS. A friendly, accessible and inspiring course in oil painting from a member of the prestigious Royal Institute of Oil Painters.This is a book to revel in. Open it and you will the lost for a considerable amount of time - The ArtistHaidee-Jo Summers artwork is filled with light and vibrancy. Her friendly, instructional style will demystify oil painting and show you how to use this traditional medium to create contemporary portraits, landscapes, still life and more, all suffused with the unique warmth and richness of oils. This book is ideal for painters at any level of experience, from complete beginners looking to start out with oils, to advanced painters wishing to pick up new ideas and techniques.Fresh, bright and accessible, this vibrant book is a real feast for the eyes. It provides step-by-step instruction, projects and numerous examples of finished art, from cafes in Seville to her local allotments, giving the reader a wealth of inspiration and ideas for producing stunning oil paintings of their own. 2 Login For Price
SP13925 OIL ARTISTS BIBLE. Oil paint is such a responsive and versatile medium that no two painters need use it in exactly the same way, and since its invention in Renaissance times it has never lost its popularity with artists. Amateurs also find it appealing, both because it is enjoyable to use and because mistakes can be so easily rectified.This compact book explains all the materials, techniques and different approaches to painting with oils. Step-by-step sequences show how to paint a range of themes, from still life to portraits and landscapes, with advice on more difficult subjects. There are also suggestions for presenting your finished paintings and how to go about getting your work seen and exhibited. 0 Login For Price
SP15950 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OIL TECHNIQUES- J.Galton. Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this A-Z reference covers a multitude of topics concerning oil painting. The book is divided into two sections: the first provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a variety of techniques, from basic colour mixing through to creating special effects such as peinture a l'essence and sgraffito. The second part focuses on themes, illustrating how individual artists tackle a number of common subjects, including landscapes, buildings, portraits, still life, skies and water.This resource provides a wealth of stimulating ideas to help artists both amateurs and veterans develop their own oil-painting style. 1 Login For Price
SP86656 OIL PAINTING - STEP BY STEP. In-depth expert teaching makes this a comprehensive guide to oil painting, drawing on the expertise of four respected and well-loved artists. There is a wide variety of styles and subjects shown and over 300 step by step photographs show how to paint many beautiful paintings.This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all oil painting enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist. Starting with advice on materials, painting from photographs, colour and composition, it goes on to describe basic and more advanced techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry, scumbling, dry brush, sgraffito, impasto and glazing and the wonderful effects they can produce. For those wanting to avoid the use of smelly additives like turpentine or white spirit, there is a section on water mixable oils. For readers who would like to see quick results, there is a section on instant oil painting, or painting in an intuitive, spontaneous way. Easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations show the reader how to paint landscapes, sea and sky, still life and flowers, and each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational paintings by the four featured artists, in a rich variety of styles. 0 Login For Price
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