Through three powerful tools -- design, color, and light--master oil painter Paul Strisik teaches, step-by-step, how to convey a strong sense of place, time of day, and weather conditions to evoke emotional response from a viewer. Thorough, thought-provoking and richly illustrated, this book will help artists create paintings that truly reflect their vision.
Oils are ideal for the beginning painter. With this volume of Running Press's Encyclopedia of Art Technique Series, the artist learns how to build forms and textures, discover the secrets of mixing oil with other media, follow step-by-step demonstration, and much more. More than 200 full-color photographs.
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 understanding light sources are covered.
Oil Painting Secrets from a Master
Wonderful book for those who have not had formal training or been part of a painting class. Teaches you how to observe effectively as well as paint what you see. Order Now!
The Oil Painting Book: Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist
ONE OF THE BEST! Encyclopedic in design, this all-in-one reference covers new as well as traditional materials and techniques. In addition to a compendium of materials, the book also catalogs and illustrates the oil painter's many choices of supports and grounds. Includes demonstrations of a vast array of oil techniques. 350 color illustrations. Order Now!
Everett Raymond Kinstler, Susan E. Meyer (Editor)
Lessons from a master painter!! Wonderful book. Do not miss this one. (Out of Print, try to obtain at your local library or have Amazon do a search for you.) Order Now!
Light for the Artist
Ted Seth Jacobs
The best book we've ever seen relating to painting forms in light. Straight forward, beautifully illustrated; theory and practical. Should be a permanent part of the artist's library. (Out of Print, try to obtain at your local library or have Amazon do a search for you.) Order Now!