Oils in 10 Steps

Oils in 10 Steps

Learn All the Techniques You Need in Just One Painting

Book - 2007
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Grand Central Pub
Another fantastic addition to the 10 Steps series! Ian Sidaway turns novices into adept artists in just one painting. This unique course guides beginners through the individual elements of a still-life until they've mastered all the necessary techniques for working with oils. Students are virtually taken by the hand and led step-by-step-from laying a solid tonal foundation to adding exquisite finishing touches-through abundant illustrations and concise instructions. And they'll also learn blending, glazing, impasto, and other essential skills. After a close look at composition and three painting projects, emerging artists will be quickly on their way to creating their own masterpieces.

Baker & Taylor
Taking novice painters step by step through the process of creating a still-life painting, this helpful painting tutorial offers instruction in all the essential techniques of working with oils, covering such areas as tonal foundations, blending, glazing, impasto, composition, and finishing techniques. Original.

Publisher: London : Hamlyn; NewYork : distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Sterling Pub., 2007
ISBN: 9780600615750
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ill.; 28 cm


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