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Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner : A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Oil Painting [With DVD]
by Mark Willenbrink and Mary Willenbrink


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The quick-start guide to great results

Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, "Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner" is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The quick-start guide to great results

Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, "Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner" is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings.Mini demonstrations break down fundamental painting techniques in a clear, common sense way12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraitsThe bonus DVD-workshop features the author creating two paintings from start to finish

You'll learn tricks for keeping the greens in your landscapes looking fresh, advantages to working with water-soluble oil paints, simple tips for dynamic compositions and other expert advice to make your introduction to oil painting the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781600617843
  • ISBN-10: 1600617840
  • Publisher: Northlight
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 11.08 x 8.54 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.22 pounds


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