Oil Painting Techniques and Materials

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Courier Corporation, Dec 1, 1987 - Art - 280 pages
Stimulating, informative guide by noted teacher covers painting technique, painting from life, materials ? paints, varnishes, oils and mediums, grounds, etc. ? a painter's training, more. Speed also provides expert analysis of works by Velasquez, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Hals, Rembrandt, and others. 64 photos. 5 line drawings.
 

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Oil Painting Techniques and Materials is a good instruction manual for oil painting from Harold Speed and Dover Publications. The text treats tonal values palette color theory and there is a ... Read full review

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Every oil painter needs this book. Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
MODERN ART
9
THE TECHNIQUE OF PAINTING
40
THE PAINTERS TRAINING
48
TONE VALUES
67
ELEMENTARY TONE EXERCISES
79
COLOUR
97
COLOUR PRACTICAL
111
PAINTING FROM THE LIFE
139
TONE AND COLOUR DESIGN
191
MATERIALS
217
PICTURE PAINTING
259

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