Описание: Mastering Oil Painting is the perfect resource for beginning and intermediate artists to build proficiency and expertise in the art of oil painting. With its slow drying time, oil paint allows artists to layer and blend deep, rich colors that retain their vibrancy when fully dried. Mastering Oil Painting will demonstrate how to work with this classic medium that has been a favorite of professional artists for hundreds of years. This book opens by covering the basic tools and materials for getting started in oil painting, including brushes, mediums, supports, palette knives, and palettes. On the pages that follow, artists will discover valuable information for understanding basic color theory, color mixing, and working with oil mediums, as well as how to master a range of techniques, including blending, stippling, scumbling, drybrushing, sponging, painting thickly and thinly, and others. With the information offered by an accomplished, professional painter, aspiring artists will also learn how to select subject matter, set up a balanced composition, create textures, and use reference photos, all while learning how to paint a range of subjects, such as a landscape, a still life, and a floral arrangement--step by step! With easy-to-follow instruction and breathtakingly realistic artwork to inspire, the combination of tips, techniques, and engaging oil painting lessons in Mastering Oil Painting offers a comprehensive resource for artists of all skill levels desiring to put their newfound painting knowledge to practical use by painting realistic, detailed works of art in oil, from start to finish.
Written with the absolute beginner in mind, this book teaches all the basics for learning to knit with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Knitting skills are learned by working on projects, beginning with something very easy and getting progressively more difficult as the reader works through the book. New skills are explored in depth as they are introduced. The introductory section covers all the basics of knitting-selecting yarn, needle types and sizes, other tools and accessories, knitting gauge, casting on, forming stitches, reading patterns-making this the most comprehensive beginner's book available. The accompanying DVD includes a how-to video illustrating all the knitting techniques used to knit the projects.
The Art of Watercolor Painting offers a fresh take on a beloved classic art medium. This comprehensive how-to-paint book opens with a thorough introduction to the essential watercolor tools and materials artists need to get started, including paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, papers, and supports. Next, readers will learn about the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, rendering realistic reflections, and working wet into wet, among others. Following this helpful introduction, four expert watercolorists show artists how to put their painting skills to use through simple step-by-step lessons, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. With subject matter that ranges from the whimsical to the traditional, including flowers, fairies, oceans, birds, and horses, The Art of Watercolor Painting features projects to suit artists of all tastes and skill levels. Also included are techniques specific to painting lifelike portraits, as well as tips for painting seascapes, including waves, ripples, foam, rocks, sand, boats, sunsets, and clouds. A section on Chinese brush painting features step-by-step painting lessons of a number of traditional subjects using time-honored painting techniques. With inspiration, instruction, and professional tips and tricks on virtually every page, The Art of Watercolor Painting is nothing short of an all-inclusive resource for both beginning and experienced watercolor artists alike. A handy index complements this reference guide, making this gorgeous full-color book the perfect addition to any artist's library.
Описание: Features a compendium of the Metropolitan Museum`s finest European paintings dating from 1800 to 1920. This work focuses on French art of this period, of which the Museum possesses the most comprehensive collection outside of France; however, it also includes pictures by artists of other nationalities.
Описание: A craft portfolio that provides the information crafters need to create paper mobiles: designs printed on colourful craft paper and a booklet featuring instructions, diagrams and photographs.
Описание: Explores the presentation of the dog, from its origins in Greek, Roman and later European art, to the remarkable paintings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries up to modern times. This work traces the evolution of some fifty breeds, using illustrations by nineteenth and twentieth century artists.
Название: The Art Of Oil Painting ISBN: 1560107510 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781560107514 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1333 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This compilation of projects from some of our most popular "How to Draw and Paint and Artist's Library" series titles provides inspiration and instruction on
every aspect of oil painting. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, "The Art of Oil Painting" is filled with information that artists of all skill levels will find useful. The contributing
artists are all acclaimed for their particular styles and approaches to oil painting, so there are countless lessons you can learn from their individual and distinct perspectives.
And the step-by-step demonstrations guide aspiring artists through the oil painting process using a wide variety of inspiring painting subjects - so there's something for everyone! With this
comprehensive reference, you'll soon discover how exciting painting in oil can be.
Автор: Art Institute of Chicago Название: Treasures of 19th and 20th Century Painting ISBN: 0789204029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789204028 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 981 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: From the Director of the Art Institute of Chicago comes a fascinating and handsomely illustrated miniature book which presents well-loved masterpieces of modern art. 300 full-color illus.
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