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Draw What You See Not What You Think You See: Learn How to Draw for Beginners
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This book may prove invaluable if you feel you suffer picture dyslexia or a lack of confidence in drawing. Drawing exercises start from the beginning designed to counter distorted perceptions in drawing and learn to really see. Practice drawing symmetry, abstract and negative shapes, shading and more. Book’s statistics: 15,500 words and around 90 images.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
The Artist's Burden - A Short and Snappy Guide
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Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you interested in the world’s greatest and easiest job? Do you want a profession that is too good to be true? A career so unique that it prescribes no educational qualifications, age limitations, trainings, work timings, or mental and physical qualifications for the candidate. Sounds interesting? No, I am not kidding. Honest, such a job does exist, really!
Oil Painting the Mona Lisa in Sfumato: a Portrait Painting Challenge in 48 Steps: A Step by Step Demonstration in Portraiture in Oils (after Leonardo Da Vinci)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This in depth painting demo to be included within my forthcoming book, Skin Tones in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters, explains how to paint the Mona Lisa in sfumato with oils. With numerous images showing the painting in progress accompanied with in-depth instructions. Features include guide to dry-brushing, glazing, troubleshooting and the art materials. With 66 images.
Skin Tones in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Figures and Portraits via Oil Painting Demonstrations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
An oil painting guidebook outlining 10 step-by-step demos on completing figure paintings in oil taken from old masters. Each demo comprises on average 28 images in progress and instructions. Artists featured are Da Vinci, Titian, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Gauguin, Ingres, Courbet, Rubens and Cezanne. Techniques explored include sfumato, sgraffito, cangiante and scumbling.