Oil Painting Essentials
Mastering Portraits, Figures, Still Lifes, Landscapes, and Interiors
Paperback ISBN: 0804185433
"From the author of the classic Watson-Guptill best seller Problem Solving for Oil Painters comes an essential guide demonstrating the universal oil painting techniques that allow artists expand their horizons, break out of ruts, and master a variety of subjects, including figures, portraits, still life, landscapes, and interiors"--
The Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic
Paperback ISBN: 1633220133
Learn everything you need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic! This comprehensive book opens with a guide to essential information on the necessary tools and materials for both sketching and painting, including pencils, paints and brushes, palettes, supports, and mediums. In addition to learning about basic drawing and painting techniques and color theory, readers will learn how to create compelling compositions, achieve depth, and render realistic textures. InThe Art of Painting Flowers in Oil & Acrylic, several talented and experienced artists guide readers through easy-to-follow lessons covering a variety of floral and plant life, including tulips, dahlias, hibiscus, roses, daisies, freesia, water lilies, bird of paradise, and more. With sections devoted to both mediums, readers will learn everything they need to know to create beautiful floral works of art in oil and acrylic. Along the way, aspiring artists will discover helpful tips and tricks for mixing vibrant colors, working from photographs, working outdoors, and creating volume and dimension.
Tips and techniques for learning to paint in oil
Paperback ISBN: 1633221938
Beginning Oil teaches aspiring artists everything they need to get started with oil painting. A well-rounded introduction to the art of basic oil painting, Beginning Oil describes and explains everything needed to paint your own oil masterpieces, including tools and materials, color essentials and theory, design and composition, still life painting, landscape painting, plein air painting, and more. Basic oil techniques are clearly explained and beautifully illustrated, allowing readers to master key concepts and then put them into practice. Step-by-step exercises then allow aspiring artists to mimic and practice each technique within a larger work, making oil painting approachable and accessible to artists of all skill levels.
Oil & Acrylic Workshop
Classic and Contemporary Techniques for Painting Expressive Works of Art
Paperback ISBN: 1633222802
Create contemporary and colorful works of art using a variety of traditional and unique painting techniques. With Expressive Oil & Acrylic, artists of all skill levels will discover how to create beautifully textured, vibrant, and colorful works of fine art using both traditional and unique painting tools in new and surprising ways. Aspiring and established artists alike will relish setting aside the paintbrush in exchange for the palette knife, sponges, or even their fingers to create colorful, contemporary works of art. Packed with dozens of techniques for working with oil and acrylic, as well as color theory, techniques, preserving your artwork, and approachable step-by-step projects consisting of landscapes, still life, flowers, street scenes, and more, budding artists will be masters of new and engaging painting techniques in no time.
Paint Eye-catching Art in Watercolor And Oil
Hardcover ISBN: 1581806582
An experienced painter reviews the basic concepts of watercolor painting and composition, and introduces techniques for painting objects and scenes with transparency, translucence, luminosity, and light reflection. Color photographs of a work in progress illustrate each step for replicating glass, silk, interior lights, candlelight, sunlight, and water distortions. Seven of the 21 demonstrations use oil paints. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Discover Techniques for Painting Fresh and Lively Floral Scenes
Paperback ISBN: 1600582826
In this new addition to the How to Draw & Paint series, accomplished artist Marcia Baldwin teaches aspiring artists how to paint stunning floral scenes in oil and acrylic. First, readers are introduced to all the tools and materials they'll need to get started. Then Marcia shares painting techniques specific to creating beautiful flower portraits and arrangements that burst with vibrant color. Beginning artists will learn to create a variety of flowers, ranging from water lilies and daisies to birds of paradise and poppies, by following the easy step-by-step projects.
The Best of the Joy of Painting With Bob Ross
America's Favorite Art Instructor
Paperback ISBN: 0688143547
Introduces the tools, materials, and techniques of painting, and offers sixty step-by-step demonstrations of landscape and seascape painting
The Encyclopedia of Oil Painting Techniques
Paperback ISBN: 1782215956
A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of oil painting by professional and award-winning artist, Jeremy Galton Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this A-Z reference covers a multitude of topics concerning oil painting. The book is divided into two sections: the first provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a variety of techniques, from basic color mixing through to creating special effects such as peinture a l'essence and sgraffito. The second part focuses on themes, illustrating how individual artists tackle a number of common subjects, including landscapes, buildings, portraits, still life, skies and water. This resource provides a wealth of stimulating ideas to help artists--both amateurs and veterans--develop their own oil-painting style.