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How To Paint & Draw 256 pg Art Instruction Book
 

How To Paint & Draw 256 pg Art Instruction Book

Manufacturer: World Publications Inc
SKU: 1516
ISBN: 1840385243
Price: $24.95 $22.45
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HOW TO PAINT AND DRAW

 

256 PAGES, OVER 700 Color Illustrations, Step By Step Techniques

for Drawing , Watercolor, Oil, and Acrylic

by Hazel Harrison, Stiff Cover Large Format Paperback,

This book is very content rich and remains one of the most comprehensive books we've seen.

Out of stock for almost two years -we're thrilled to have new stock in this. 

(New, 11x9, 256 pages) Compare at 29.95

 A complete guide to artists' techniques and materials Sections on drawing, watercolour, oil, acrylic and pastel Perfect both for the beginner and more advanced artist Includes up-to-date information on all the latest techniques, materials and equipment 

Packed with practical guidance on how to treat the classical subjects - portraits, figures, buildings, landscapes and flowers - in the most popular mediums At-a-glance, step-by-step photographs show clearly how to achieve successful results 

A comprehensive artists' manual which includes examples of many different styles and treatments.

 







(Table of Contents sample, page scans by PleinAirCo)

 

      Drawing

            Introduction: Various Artists, Examples  pages 8-13

             Materials & Equipment:  Examples, Techniques & Exercises   pages 14 .

             Subjects Covered:  Monochrome Drawing Materials, Pencil, Charcoal, Conte Crayon, Pen & Ink, Line & Wash (see above),

             Brush Drawing   (Examples, Techniques & Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises) to.. page 27

             Color Drawing Materials    pages 28 -29

             Subjects Covered:  Colored Pencil, Pastel Techniques, Inks & Markers, Comparative Demonstration, Making Accurate Drawings

             Drawing Shapes, Drawing Form, Drawing with Line, Sketching, to.. page 47  Figure Drawing

             Figure Drawing, w/ Pastel Demonstration (note: figure drawing in nearly any art book will contain some nudity) to.. page 55

             Animals, w/ Colored Pencil Demonstration to.. page 59

 










  contents continued...

      WATERCOLOR

                Introduction: ABOUT WATERCOLOR Various Artists, Excellent Examples  pages 70-75

             Paints & Brushes  to page 77   Paper, Color Mixing

             A Painting in Six Primaries,  Laying Washes,   to page 87   Making an Underdrawing,  Working Wet on Dry,

                (Examples, Techniques & Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises)

             Working Wet into Wet, to page 93  Brushwork, Lifting Out,  Masking,  Using Opaque Paint,  Texture Methods to page 103

                (Examples, Techniques & Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises)

             Wax Resist, Line & Wash (see below) Backruns,  Paint Additives,  Comparative Demonstration,  to page 115 

                Landscape,  Landscape Demonstration  Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises   Flowers

             Flowers - Demonstration  Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises, incorporating many techniques and methods

 




 contents continued...

     OIL & ACRYLIC

        Introduction: ABOUT OIL & ACRYLIC Various Artists, Excellent Examples  pages 132-137  (Great inspiration of ideas)

      Paints & Brushes  to page 140  Palettes & Painting Surfaces,  how to : stretching unprimed canvases

      Color Mixing - Primary & Secondary Colors,  Using a 'Restricted' [Color] Palette,

      Color Relationships,  Painting 'White',  Working 'Alla Prima' (Completing a Painting in one Session)

(Examples, Techniques & Illustrated Step-by-Step Exercises)

       Underpainting,  Working on Tinted Ground [in Landscapes]  Brushwork,  'Impasto' (Thick painting technique)

Knife Painting,  Glazing, Broken Color (Dry brush in acrylic),   Removing Paint, Illustrated Techniques continue

      Comparative Demonstration, (Oil on primed tinted Canvas vs Oil on Canvas Board)

     Still Life to page 173 ,  Still Life Demonstration,  Landscape,  Landscape Demonstration

     Figures & Portraits, The Subject, Form and Brushwork, Planning the Picture  to page 187

      Portrait Demonstration (in a 12 Step Exercise)

 


 contents continued...

PASTEL PAINTING

Introduction: ABOUT PASTELS  Various Artists, Excellent Examples (More inspiration for ideas)

            Pastels [supplies]    Papers,  Line Strokes,  Mixing Pastels

     Exercise: Experimenting with Different Papers to page 211

     Tinting your Paper ,  Underpainting,  Wet Brushing Oil Pastels,  Charcoal and Pastel,

      Building Up Pastel,  Layering A Textured Ground,  'Sgraffito' [Layering colors, scraping to revel another one below]

      Comparative Demonstration  (Pastel on Watercolor Paper vs Oil Pastel and white sprit vs Pastel on Mi-Teintes paper

 


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