Top TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw helps the beginner to master the exciting medium of oils in the reissued paperback edition of this popular 29-lesson course. Starting with simple exercises on brush control and how to mix colours, Alwyn guides the beginner through all the basic methods and techniques of oil painting, explaining clearly each process and offering advice and encouragement at every stage. There are numerous step-by-step exercises and demonstrations throughout the book. Particularly useful for the beginner are the revealing sections on 'what went wrong', consisting of painting exercises which illustrate all the common pitfalls -- and how to avoid them.
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Alwyn Crawshaw has a huge following among amateur painters and has had 7 successful TV series on Channel 4. He was the Founder-President of the Society of Amateur Artists and regularly gives lectures and demonstrations to painting groups. He is author of 18 books on painting, all published by Collins.Review:
“This inspiring book covers all the basics.” -- Library Journal
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11000716677X