Complete Art Foundation Course

Complete Art Foundation Course

Book - 2006
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Grand Central Pub
Everything budding artists need to know to paint or draw confidently in their own style is in this essential and inspirational A-Z reference, filled with 600 full-color illustrations. From cave paintings to Picasso, technical drawings to cartoons, here is the history of these two art forms, with stunning examples of work by famous masters and practicing professionals. Experienced, respected tutors pass on their practical know-how and technical skills-illustrated in detail-including what tools and equipment to buy and the fundamentals of working in watercolor, oils, and acrylics. Beginners are gently guided through the basics of shape, light, composition, color theory, and perspective; more accomplished artists tackle advanced techniques. Includes master classes in life drawing, still life, landscape, and portraiture.

Baker & Taylor
A mixed-media course of instruction for would-be artists combines six hundred full-color illustrations with an A-Z reference, a guide to equipment and materials, and instruction in the basics of color theory, composition, perspective, light, shape, subject, the fundamentals of drawing and the techniques of working in watercolor, oils, and acrylics.

Suitable for all artists, this book provides information on drawing, watercolour, oils and acrylics. It guides through the basics, and helps develop skills and build up confidence. It explores advanced techniques and subject matter, and includes projects that explore popular themes from life drawing and still life to landscape and portraiture.

Publisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2006
ISBN: 9781844034871
Branch Call Number: 751.4 COMPL
Additional Contributors: Tappenden, Curtis


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