The Oil Painting Book

The Oil Painting Book

Materials and Techniques for Today's Artist

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
An encyclopedic reference furnishes a detailed catalog of materials--including brands of oil paints, media, solvents, and varnishes--as well as a demonstration of both traditional and innovative oil techniques, a look at essential tools, and a list of supplies

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Presents detailed discussion of materials and tools; basic oil techniques; glazing and scumbling; and alkyds, oil sticks, and water-miscible oils. Abundantly illustrated with the author's works, many shown both in-progress and completed. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Watson-Guptill, 1994
ISBN: 9780823032730
Branch Call Number: 751.45 Cre


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BAGenco Oct 04, 2012

An excellent choice for beginners through advanced. Great progressives and demonstrations. Belongs in every painter's studio! Full color throughout.

michelem Jun 05, 2010

Excellent book on techniques as well as a great reference for learning about all types of oil paints and mediums.

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