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Walter Foster How to Paint Series: Oil

The Oil books in the How to Draw and Paint Series all focus on a specific subject while they teach aspiring artists how to paint, step by step. Beginning with a sketch and the first applications of color, the authors clearly explain how to develop each painting, providing important information about brushstrokes and color mixing along the way. Guided by simple instructions and inspiring paintings, readers can follow along through the entire painting process, including the final details.


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Vernon Kerr invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to re-create an array of beautiful seascapes and landscapes in oil, with tips on choosing the best painting surfaces and materials. In this book, he explains his personal approach to painting and a variety of special oil techniques, as well as his own step-by-step method of developing a painting to its fullest. Moreover, you'll find a wealth of beautiful and inspiring landscape and seascape paintings to both copy and admire!

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Walter Fosters's classic How to Draw and Paint series provides aspiring artists with an exceptional array of art instruction books featuring all subject areas and media. Each title includes easy step-by-step exercises as well as finished illustrations or paintings that will inspire the artistic talent in anyone.

Packed with practical information, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, the How to Draw and Paint series offers a complete library of resources to which artists of all skill levels can refer again and again.

What you'll learn from this book...

  • Selection and proper use of materials
  • A step-by-step process for painting wet-on-wet, from canvas preparation to final details
  • Skills for completing a painting in one afternoon
  • How to use special medium to move, remove, and blend color directly on the canvas
  • Handy tips on color mixing, blending, correcting mistakes, caring for equipment and more
  • Techniques for painting landscape elements such as foliage, water lines, snow, ice and reflections

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