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Harmonious Color Schemes; no-nonsense approach using the Color Wheel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Learn to use The Color Wheel as a tool to help achieve color harmony in your paintings and discover how it serves to simplify color mixing. This approach is suitable for the beginner student as well as the professional artist and It can be applied to any subject or style of art forms. Color harmony is essential to all good art no matter the medium, subject or style.
Make It Or Break It; Stained Glass For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by CWS Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The innovative stained glass textbook by award winning stained glass artist Phillip McKee, who was also injured as a firefighter at the Pentagon fighting the fires spawned by the terrorist attacks on 9-11. Easy to follow lessons guide you through all the stages of making stained glass art. Includes links to free videos, patterns and trial design software.
The Glass Painter's Method: Brushes, Paints & Tools
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
From designers and painters Williams & Byrne, and featuring entries from the journal of the forgotten Victorian craftsman Nathaniel Somers, this book will demonstrate how few possessions you really need to paint stained glass.
Skin Tones in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Figures and Portraits via Oil Painting Demonstrations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, 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.
Portrait Painting in Oil: 10 Step by Step Guides from Old Masters: Learn to Paint Portraits via Detailed Oil Painting Demonstrations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A guide for portrait painters, this book outlines 10 step by step demos on how to paint portraits in oils copied from old masters including Botticelli, Velazquez, Rossetti, Delacroix, Gauguin and more. Find preliminary chapters on preparing for portrait painting and troubleshooting common problems. Numerous techniques are explored. Contains 218 images.
How to Draw Portraits
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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How to Draw Portraits is a unique collection of techniques, terminology, and examples for the beginner and advanced graphite artist. Over one hundred illustrations support carefully reviewed explanations of elemental technique. Simulate skin texture with circularism. Find out how to draw hair, and how to break down complex shapes into simple abstract components.
Why do My Clouds Look like Cotton Wool? Plus 25 Solutions to Other Landscape Painting Peeves: Tips and Techniques on Oil Painting Landscapes for Beginners
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Help for landscape artists faced with why clouds look like cotton wool or why mountains look like inverted cones. With 26 chapters, troublesome issues are tackled including painting trees, reflections, buildings and related issues, such as colour mixing and painting on a budget. With over 100 images, 25,000 words, demo and glossary.
No Need for an Easel or a Mahl Stick: Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner Made Simple
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A guide for the beginner in oil painting on what to buy and how to get that brush moving. With basic exercises on colour application to alla prima, shading and glazing. Find step by step demos on painting a first landscape floral art and animal painting. With hundreds of colour images.
No Talent Required: from Paint by Numbers to Art Instructor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint but were afraid you had no talent? This book will open your eyes to what it's all about. Talent is not required. Follow one woman's journey of discovery and share her stories of what it took to become an artist. Meet her teachers, the good and the bad. Share her years of learning from her students, the tips and tricks it takes to be an artist.
The Artist’s Garden in Oils: Eighteen Step by Step Guides: Step by Step Art Projects on Oil Painting: Flowers, Figures and More
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This oil painting guidebook contains 18 step by step demonstrations on various subject matter found within the garden. With preparatory chapters, technique exploration, troubleshooting tips and instructions on how each painting was completed. Book’s statistics: 20,500 words and 182 colour images.