Oil Painting For the Serious Beginner

by Watson-Guptill

Develop from a serious beginner into a dedicated professional artist. If looking at wonderful paintings fills you with desire to create your own, this book is for you. Practical, step-by-step instruction and fully illustrated demonstrations are provided. You will learn how to: select paint, canvas, brushes, other materials; practice good drawing skills, mix color ranges, design vital compositions; tone canvas, sketch and block in your subject, achieve painterly brushwork; depict strong still lifes and interiors, arrange good lighting effects for both; and choose the best landscape settings, handle perspective, capture natural light. Paperback, 200 full-color illustrations, 144 pages.

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