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Giddings, Anita Marie

Oil Painting For Dummies®

Giddings, Anita Marie - Oil Painting For Dummies<sup>&#174;</sup>, ebook

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Nobody ever said that oil painting was easy. But it gets much easier and a lot more fun when you follow a step-by-step approach that starts you off on the right foot, helps you build your skills one at a time, and gives you plenty of exercises to develop your craft. That’s what you’ll find in Oil Painting For Dummies.

Completely free of arty jargon, this full-color guide has all the hands-on instruction you need to master the basics. You’ll see how to plan a painting, build an image in layers, mix colors, and create stunning compositions. You’ll also find everything you need to know about oil paints, solvents, and pigments; brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces; and how to keep costs down at the art supply store. Discover how to:

  • Choose the right supplies

  • Set up your studio and care for your equipment

  • Handle your materials safely

  • Develop your design and composition skills

  • Make practice sketches and studies

  • Use broken stroke, dry brush, glazing, scraffito and other brush strokes

  • Try out different compositions

  • Mix any color you want

  • Simplify tricky still-life subjects

  • Paint landscapes and common objects out doors

  • Paint portraits and the human form

Complete with handy color chart, basic materials list, and a very useful viewing square, Oil Painting For Dummies is the fun and easy way to discover your inner artist!

Keywords: Oil Painting, Painting, Oil Painting Techniques, Oil Painting Instruction, Acrylic, Colors, Canvas, Drawing, Art, Art-Instruction, Paints, Oil Paints, Gesso, palette, Arts & Crafts, Crafts, Paint

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118051993
Printed ISBN
9780470182307

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