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Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Author Claire Watson Garcia
ISBN-10 9780823099474
Release 2009
Pages 160
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For beginning painters, this resource guide provides a series of lessons including an introduction to line, paint consistency, and color; creating dimension with drawing and painting values; and the essentials for painting still lifes, landscapes, and face and figures. Original.



Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Author Claire Watson Garcia
ISBN-10 0823013952
Release 2003
Pages 160
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Provides lessons on essential drawing skill using a pencil, pen, or charcoal to create still-life drawings and portraits.



Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner

Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner Author Claire Watson Garcia
ISBN-10 0399580514
Release 2018
Pages 192
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"Based on author and art instructor Claire Watson Garcia's successful courses and workshops for beginning and aspiring artists, Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner applies a positive, accepting tone to a progressive series of lessons in sketching and rendering"--



The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting

The Absolute Beginner s Big Book of Drawing and Painting Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440337611
Release 2014-08-12
Pages 400
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Everyone can draw and paint, including you! Even if you have never drawn or painted before, you can start creating your own beautiful artwork. Let the Willenbrinks show you how! Beginning with materials and basic techniques, these pages will teach you everything you need to know to get started in drawing, watercolors and oil painting. Follow along with 75+ demonstrations and mini-demonstrations as you learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of subjects: people, landscapes, buildings, still life and more. Every essential art topic is covered, from sketching and shading to composition and color. Simple step-by-step instruction and many enormously useful lessons and tips will have you making your own masterpieces in no time! You may be an absolute beginner, but great results are absolutely within reach!



Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner Author Mark Willenbrink
ISBN-10 9781440310454
Release 2010-08-04
Pages 128
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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. 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 way 12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraits The 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.



Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting Author Joan Hansen
ISBN-10 1560107375
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 32
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A vibrant and versatile medium, acrylic is ideal for beginning artists. Its quick drying time and intense, brilliant hues allow you to express a world of possibilities! In this book produced by Walter Foster Publishing and Reeves, two renowned acrylic artists guide you through five colorful step-by-step lessons, providing special tips and techniques along the way. This project book teaches you how to paint a variety of inspiring subjects, including florals, landscapes, seascapes, and still lifes. Plus you’ll learn about the materials and techniques needed to get started right away. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own brilliant works of art!



Oil Painting for the Serious Beginner

Oil Painting for the Serious Beginner Author Steve Allrich
ISBN-10 0823032698
Release 1996
Pages 144
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Priced to reach a broad market, this book offers an inviting introduction to the materials and techniques of oil painting. Allrich begins with an outline of the essential components of good painting, then describes the basic materials and tools of the oil medium. The fundamentals are strongly stressed and lessons on defining concept, toning the canvas, and understaning light sources are covered. 125 color illustrations.



Oil Painting For Dummies

Oil Painting For Dummies Author Anita Marie Giddings
ISBN-10 1118051998
Release 2011-02-09
Pages 303
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Nobody ever said that oil painting was easy. But it gets much easier and a lot more fun when you follow a step-by-step approach that starts you off on the right foot, helps you build your skills one at a time, and gives you plenty of exercises to develop your craft. That’s what you’ll find in Oil Painting For Dummies. Completely free of arty jargon, this full-color guide has all the hands-on instruction you need to master the basics. You’ll see how to plan a painting, build an image in layers, mix colors, and create stunning compositions. You’ll also find everything you need to know about oil paints, solvents, and pigments; brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces; and how to keep costs down at the art supply store. Discover how to: Choose the right supplies Set up your studio and care for your equipment Handle your materials safely Develop your design and composition skills Make practice sketches and studies Use broken stroke, dry brush, glazing, scraffito and other brush strokes Try out different compositions Mix any color you want Simplify tricky still-life subjects Paint landscapes and common objects out doors Paint portraits and the human form Complete with handy color chart, basic materials list, and a very useful viewing square, Oil Painting For Dummies is the fun and easy way to discover your inner artist!



Oil Painting Secrets from a Master

Oil Painting Secrets from a Master Author Linda Cateura
ISBN-10 0823032795
Release 1995
Pages 144
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A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits. In just eighty pages, author Wendon Blake covers all the basics, from papers and pencils to drawing eyes, nose, mouth, ears, and head from every angle. Drawings by artist John Lawn illustrate each point clearly, making it easy to master the basics and move on to conveying expression and emotion. Ten "demonstrations" show exactly how to put everything together for portraits that are more than the sum of their parts. Easy to understand, easy to use, this 25th Anniversary edition of Portrait Drawing, newly updated for today's artists, shows the quick, rewarding way to master the fundamentals of a favourite genre.



Acrylic Painting Step by Step

Acrylic Painting Step by Step Author Tom Swimm
ISBN-10 9781560108580
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 64
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A guide to acrylic painting introduces the basic techniques of the medium and provides step-by-step instructions for twelve acrylic projects.



How to Paint

How to Paint Author Angela Gair
ISBN-10 PSU:000058228463
Release 2005
Pages 352
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Beginners who want to master the basics of watercolors, acrylics, and oils will find more than 350 color photos to guide them, along with easy-to-follow instructions. More experienced painters can hone their skills using detailed studies of a range of techniques. Each section offers practical information on materials and equipment, a gallery of professional work to inspire creativity, and projects that cover landscapes, still lifes, people, flowers, animals, and buildings.



The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor Author Ferdinand Petrie
ISBN-10 0823004996
Release 1990
Pages 399
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More than 130 self-contained lessons provide a comprehensive introduction to watercolor landscape painting, featuring demonstrations that cover a range of tools and techniques



Acrylics

Acrylics Author Angela Gair
ISBN-10 1853683191
Release 1994
Pages 96
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If you're eager to work in this beautiful and long-lasting medium, begin by getting tips from the experts, and the best techniques for rapidly building up layers of color. Try masking or painting with a knife to give your work an antique appearance. Full-color illustrations on each page, and a sumptuous painters' gallery will guide your brush strokes!



Painting Better Landscapes

Painting Better Landscapes Author Margaret Kessler
ISBN-10 082303576X
Release 1992
Pages 160
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Fifteen lessons concentrate on different aspects of landscape painting, including negative shapes, value relationship, depth, lines and composition of movement, linear perspective, and division of space



Acrylics Collins You Can Paint

Acrylics  Collins You Can Paint Author Melanie Cambridge
ISBN-10 9780008100926
Release 2017-06-29
Pages 96
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This book assumes no prior knowledge or experience and guides the beginner painter step-by-step through the basics of painting in acrylics.



Beginning Oil

Beginning Oil Author Jan Murphy
ISBN-10 9781633224278
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 128
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Beginning Oil teaches aspiring artists everything they need to get started with oil painting. A well-rounded introduction to the art of basic oil painting, Beginning Oil describes and explains everything needed to paint your own oil masterpieces, including tools and materials, color essentials and theory, design and composition, still life painting, landscape painting, plein air painting, and more. Basic oil techniques are clearly explained and beautifully illustrated, allowing readers to master key concepts and then put them into practice. Step-by-step exercises then allow aspiring artists to mimic and practice each technique within a larger work, making oil painting approachable and accessible to artists of all skill levels.



The Oil Painting Course You ve Always Wanted

The Oil Painting Course You ve Always Wanted Author Kathleen Staiger
ISBN-10 9780770434540
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 176
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Everything you always wanted to know about oil painting...but were afraid to ask. Or maybe you weren’t afraid—maybe you just didn’t know what to ask or where to start. In The Oil Painting Course You’ve Always Wanted, author Kathleen Staiger presents crystal clear, step-by-step lessons that build to reinforce learning. Brush control, creating the illusion of three dimensions, foolproof color mixing, still-life painting, landscapes, and portraits—every topic is covered in clear text, diagrams, illustrations, exercises, and demonstrations. Staiger has taught oil painting for more than thirty-five years; many of her students are now exhibiting and selling their paintings. Everyone from beginning hobby painters, to art students, to BFA graduates has questions about oil painting. Here at last are the answers!