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Oil-painting workshop 2 editions

Oil-painting workshop
Aggy Boshoff
About the Book

Everything you need to know to become a better artistOil-Painting Workshop is for anyone who wants to find out how to paint with oils or improve their skills.Starting with materials and basic techniques such as colour blending, it includes warm up exercises encouraging you to try out a range of oil-paints and surfaces, designed to build your confidence.Easy-to-follow projects show what to do, step-by-step, and demonstrate key techniques used to build colour, tone, texture and composition.Galleries of contemporary artwork demonstrate how successful artists approach different topics, with techniques helping you to develop your personal style.A fresh approach to practical art helping you achieve the best results.The third in a new series of practical art titles. For those who have always wanted to learn to paint with oils but don't know where to start, this title, takes a clear, uncomplicated approach that will help the reader achieve maximum success with minimum frustration. Essential techniques are illustrated and explained at the start of the book to give the reader a solid foundation on which to build. These are followed by 12 projects structured by guiding principles, which demystify the subject. Once you have understood these simple rules, it is easy to achieve success. The 12 achievable projects, broken down into easy-to-follow steps, encourage the reader to use oil paints to create an impressive range of artworks. Written by a practising artist, whose innovative approaches and enthusiasm will inspire as well as guide, this title brings a breath of fresh air to practical art teaching. With vibrant artworks and engaging text, the book encourages the reader to take time to play and experiment in order to develop their understanding and gain confidence.


Library of Congress ND1471 .B66 2006
Dewey 751.4

2 editions First published in 2006

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Cover of: Oil-painting Workshop
2010, Dorling Kindersley UK
Oil-painting Workshop
E-book in English
Cover of: Oil-painting workshop
2006, DK Publishing
Oil-painting workshop
in English - 1st American ed.


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