A revised and extended edition of the illustrated autobiography of Alwyn Crawshaw, which looks at his artistic career, with its successes and pitfalls, revealing how he developed from being a graphic designer to a full-time artist, accompanied by practical information on how his results are achieved.
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Since the first edition of Alwyn Crawshaw's autobiography was published in 1984, he has become a household name and an inspiration to millions of amateur painters. With his enthusiastic personality and his gift for making art accessible, Alwyn has encouraged many people to take up painting.
In 1992 he set up The Society of Amateur Artists, which now has more than 15, 000 members worldwide. Alwyn's numerous best-selling books on painting techniques and his six successful Channel 4 television series have made him one of the most well-known and popular figures in the art world.
'The Artist at Work' tells the story of Alwyn's success. Lavishly illustrated throughout with many of his sketches and paintings, it describes how he progressed from his early art school days to the present, and includes some of the paintings that have gained widespread popularity as fine-art prints. Each illustration is accompanied by practical information and demonstrates many of his painting techniques in acrylics, oils and watercolours.
This fascinating account of a professional artist at work will be of great value to painters of all abilities, whether complete beginners or those who aspire to paint professionally. It also provides a unique record of Alwyn Crawshaw's work, to be enjoyed by his many admirers.About the Author:
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 27/09/1984, 1984. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780004119304
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Book Description Collins, London, 1984. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Brown cloth, gold titles, HARDBACK. Covers slightly rubbed, minor shelf wear, signature and date on front end paper otherwise this is a clean and tight copy with no other defects or blemishes etc. With 93 pages, and numerouc col. illus by the author. A good sound copy. No DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 013969
Book Description Collins, London, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition 2nd Impression. 8vo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. This is a Near Fine Copy of this Book in Publisher's original brown cloth with gilt title lettering to spine,in a Near Fine Dust-Jacket which has no chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.Not price clipped and this copy has no previous inscriptions present.This copy was obtained from an impressive private art collection housed in London and belonging to Anthony Sumner a former Sales Executiuve for the Publisher's Lund Humphries.Clean copy internally.Well illustrated throughout in colour,8vo 93pp First Edition 2nd Impression. Bookseller Inventory # 30651
Book Description Collins, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint; Second Printing. Very clean & tightly bound landscape format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 94 pages, 96 colour illustrations in the text, illustrated endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 54382