This best-selling title will be relaunched in June 05 with a fresh new cover design. Alwyn Crawshaw has a very loyal following among amateur painters, and this book provides all the information the beginner needs to start painting in oils. The traditional medium of oils is sometimes regarded as a difficult one but in this book well-known and respected TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw explains all the techniques in a clear and straightforward way -- ideal for the novice. He describes the materials required, gives useful advice about mixing colours, and covers topics such as drawing, using a palette knife and working from sketches. There are many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstrations, and a range of subjects is included, such as still life, landscapes, seascapes, boats and flowers.
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Successful painter, author and teacher, Alwyn Crawshaw is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the British Watercolour Society, and the Society of Equestrian Artists. He is also President of the National Acrylic Painters Association and is listed in the current edition of Who's Who in Art. Alwyn lives in Dawlish, Devon with his wife June, where they have their own gallery.
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Book Description Collins, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 64 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007193971