The Collins Artist’s Guides are a new series of inexpensive, superbly illustrated books on the materials, techniques and inspiration of painting, taken from the bestselling, award-winning Collins Artist’s Manual.
Oil painting is the traditional medium for artists. Contents include information on choosing, caring for and using the many and varied types of oil paints, brushes, supports and accessories.
There is also advice on oil techniques: underpainting, glazing, alla prima, impasto, knife painting and scumbling.
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A comprehensive and superbly illustrated book on the materials, techniques and inspiration of painting in oils.
'Collins Artist’s Guide to Drawing' is an introduction to perhaps the most versatile and tactile of painting media – one that can be manipulated freely on the canvas to produce an infinite variety of textures and effects, from thick impasto to thin, transparent washes.
Contents include expert advice on selecting and using paints, brushes, palettes, binders, diluents and mediums. There are also invaluable tips on mixing colours, stretching, sizing and priming canvases, varnishing paintings, and preparing boards and panels.
Includes all the techniques specific to painting in oils – glazing, impasto, scumbling, drybrushing, blending – and informed advice on how to set up a studio and store your paintings safely.About the Author:
Angela Gair is a writer and editor of many illustrated books, including ‘Collins Artist’s Manual’, ‘Watercolour Painter’s Question & Answer Book’ (HarperCollins), and ‘Encyclopaedia of Gardening Techniques’ (Dorling Kindersley).
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