A Practical Artist's Handbook (Paperback)

Angela Gair


Discover your hidden artistic talents with this practical course on drawing and painting. The book features original projects aimed at the beginner, with expert guidance on techniques and materials. It begins by showing how to use soft pencils, Conte crayons, charcoal and graphite sticks. There then follows a guide to waterpaints, showing how to capture a variety of subjects, from a peaceful beach scene to crashing waves. Finally, a section on oil painting explains how to create an infinite range of textures and effects. With helpful hints and gorgeous photographs on every page, this beautiful handbook is indispensable to budding artists.

Product Details

  • Product code: AXJPZ
  • ISBN: 9780857238108
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 17.5cm x 26.8cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: 16/12/2016

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Not that exciting -

This is an OK info book - but very stodgy, wouldn't fire anyone up. The painting projects shown are very ordinary, but seen as a breakdown of artists' techniques I guess it works. No mention at all of acrylics, in which century was this written??

nickname , 21/06/2015

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