The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted

The Oil Painting Course You've Always Wanted

Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists

Book - 2006
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Random House, Inc.
Everything you always wanted to know about oil painting...but were afraid to ask. Or maybe you weren’t afraid—maybe you just didn’t know what to ask or where to start. In The Oil Painting Course You’ve Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush control, creating the illusion of three dimensions, foolproof color mixing, still-life painting, landscapes, and portraits—every topic is covered in clear text, diagrams, illustrations, exercises, and demonstrations. Staiger has taught oil painting for more than thirty-five years; many of her students are now exhibiting and selling their paintings. Everyone from beginning hobby painters, to art students, to BFA graduates has questions about oil painting. Here at last are the answers!

Baker & Taylor
An illustrated primer for artists of all skill levels furnishes step-by-step lessons, complete with diagrams, exercises, and helpful demonstrations, designed to introduce the fundamental principles and techniques of oil painting, and provides information on the art of color mixing, paints and brushes, portrait and landscape painting, and more. Original.

Book News
Painting instructor Staiger (Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida) has been teaching a course in the fundamentals of oil painting for a number of years. This volume was developed from that course. Each of seven lessons features hands-on exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Sample topics include capturing the illusion of three dimensions, mixing colors, and creating a landscape painting. Illustrated throughout with full color examples. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

An illustrated primer for artists of all skill levels furnishes step-by-step lessons--complete with diagrams, exercises, and helpful demonstrations--designed to introduce the fundamental principles and techniques of oil painting.

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780823032594
0823032590
Branch Call Number: 751.45 Staiger 2006
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm

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