Art Students League of New York on Painting

Art Students League of New York on Painting

Lessons and Meditations on Mediums, Styles, and Methods

Book - 2015
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This unique book brings you into the studio classrooms of some of the Leagues most celebrated paintersincluding William Scharf, Mary Beth McKenzie, Henry Finkelstein, and Knox Martinfor lessons on a variety of fundamental topics, idiosyncratic approaches, and quirky philosophies. Scanning the table of contents is like flipping through a course catalog: do you want to take Naomi Campbells Working Large in Watercolor, James McElhinneys Journal Painting and Composition, Sharon Sprungs Figure Painting from Life in Oil, or Ellen Eagles Poetic Realism in Pastel? Now you canfrom the comfort of your own home studio (or living room). Richly illustrated with artwork from the Leagues considerable archives, its instructors, and its students, this guide will inspire painters across all mediums, subjects, and styles.
The Art Students League of New York is Americas signature art school, run by artists for artists. Founded in 1875, it has nurtured students like Jackson Pollock and Georgia OKeefe. Today, more than 2,500 students of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels study there each month.
"This book is a collection of lessons and philosophical discussions about painting from illustrious instructors at the Art Students League of New York"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2015
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780385345439
Branch Call Number: 751 ART
Characteristics: x, 294 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm


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