Artists' Rescue Tactics: How to Solve all your Painting Problems

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9780007184149: Artists' Rescue Tactics: How to Solve all your Painting Problems

Published in association with The Artist magazine, this troubleshooting book for the practising artist features a series of projects showing how to rescue paintings that, for a variety of reasons, are not working satisfactorily.

What do you do when a painting just isn’t working? Rather than discard it, there are a number of ways in which it can be altered, corrected or improved, and this book aims to show you how. Full of practical hints, tips, studies and step-by-step demonstrations, it provides solutions to many of the most common painting problems that amateur artists encounter in their work.

The book features the work of several well-known and popular artists who look at particular problems and provide practical guidance on how to rescue unsuccessful paintings, using watercolour, oils, pastels and acrylics. A wide range of subject matter is covered, including landscapes, seascapes, flowers, still life and people, and the different styles of the featured artists make for great variety and interest.

The featured artists include:

John Lidzey
Gerald Green
James Horton
Ray Balkwill
Olwen Tarrant
David Curtis
Darren Rees
Jackie Simmonds
Alastair Adams
John Mitchell
Peter Graham
Hugo Grenville
Barry Herniman
Winston Oh
Anuk Naumann

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The Artist magazine has a circulation of more than 20,000, and an estimated readership of 76,000 worldwide, and is one of the top magazines for amateur painters in the UK.

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Artist Magazine, The
Published by Collins (2005)
ISBN 10: 000718414X ISBN 13: 9780007184149
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Collins, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000718414X

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