Oil Painting Step-by-Step - Painting Step-by-Step (Paperback)
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Oil Painting Step-by-Step - Painting Step-by-Step (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 20/01/2020
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Praise for the previous edition:

"It's best to look as this as a compendium of single-subject demonstrations, albeit a themed one. Turning the pages more or less at random reveals all sorts of useful information on subjects such as on skies, light, reflections, choosing a subject, underpainting and glazing, as well as a good selection of demonstration paintings on subjects including flowers, landscapes and water.

The individual volumes were definitely something to work through, but I rather favour serendipity here. Just let the book fall open and read from there; it's full of wisdom and good advice." - Henry Malt, artbookreview.net

This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all oil painting enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist. Drawing on material previously published in the highly successful Leisure Arts series, four bestselling, professional artists provide advice on materials, painting from photographs, colour and composition. They describe basic and more advanced techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry, scumbling, dry brush, sgraffito, impasto and glazing. For those wanting to avoid the use of additives like turpentine or white spirit, there is a section on water mixable oils. For readers who would like to see quick results, there is a section on instant oil painting, or painting in an intuitive, spontaneous way. Easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations show the reader how to paint landscapes, sea and sky, still life and flowers, and each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational paintings by the four featured artists, in a rich variety of styles.

Previously published as 9781844486656.

Publisher: Search Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781782217824
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 584 g
Dimensions: 260 x 204 x 11 mm


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Bringing together material previously published in the successful Leisure Arts series, Noel Gregory, James Horton, Roy Lang and Michael Sanders offer advice on how to paint with oils . Covering basic as well as more advanced techniques, there's information on painting wet on wet, wet on dry, scumbling, dry brush, sgraffito, impasto and glazing with helpful advice from each of the artists. Clear step-by-step demonstrations will show readers how to paint a picture from start to finish, covering such subjects as landscapes, seascapes, still life and flowers, and there's also section on water-mixable oils as well as instant oil painting for those wanting quick results.

* Leisure Painter, March 2020 *

I already paint watercolours, but have been thinking of having a go with oils, and this book is giving me the encouragement I needed. I like the varied subjects in the book and the explanations that accompany them. I will be getting some supplies in soon, ready to take the plunge!

-- Lynn Woodcock * Amazon *

As a beginner to oil painting this is an excellent book with lots of step-by-step tutorials on a range of subjects as well as general information for artists.

-- Julie Owens * Amazon *

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