A course of 29 lessons to help the beginner master the art of oil painting. Starting with simple exercises on brush control and how to mix colours, the book goes through all the basic methods and techniques of oil painting, explaining each process and offering advice and encouragement at every stage. Readers are shown how to paint specific subjects, how to tackle problems when painting outdoors and how to paint from photographs. One section of the book is a feature on "what went wrong". These consist of different painting exercises which illustrate all the common pitfalls and how to avoid them. The final section of the book contains a series of step-by-step painting demonstrations with full instructions and a gallery of finished paintings.
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Alwyn Crawshaw has written over 25 books on art instruction, all published by HarperCollins. He has a huge following among amateur painters and has made 8 successful TV series on Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel, as well as many videos on painting. Amongst other acheivements, Alwyn founded the Society of Amateur Artists, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a past president of the National Acrylic Painters’ Association. He regularly contributes to Leisure Painter magazine.
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Book Description Collins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004125959
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0004125959
Book Description Collins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110004125959