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- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 25.99
David Curtis is one of the most successful and celebrated artists working in the UK today. His books are bestsellers and in his latest book he discusses and demonstrates his approach to painting outside on location. He paints on site whenever possible as he finds that working directly from the subject gives his work a sense of immediacy, dynamism,... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 20.99
One of the attractions of painting outdoors is the challenge of capturing the spirit of a place - changing light, weather and transient conditions demand particular painting skills if they are to be interpreted effectively. Leading painter David Curtis works on location, in all weathers, observing and capturing the subtle effects of light and mood.... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 19.99
Instruction for Beginners - Results Like a Pro! You can learn to paint with skill and confidence. Lee Hammond makes painting with acrylics accessible and fun with sound guidance, practical tips and encouraging advice. As Lee explains, the magic of acrylic painting is in the layers. Painting in layers makes it easy to block out shapes, add details... more...
- F+W Media 2002; US$ 19.99
Love to paint? Want to learn? Then let's get started! The adventure begins the moment you pick up a brush. Let Jerry Yarnell show you how to make the most of it! In Painting Adventures --the fifth volume of his popular painting series--you'll learn how to create attractive landscapes with skill and confidence. Drawing upon more than thirty years... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99
Learn the brushstrokes that will bring your paintings to life! With Maureen McNaughton as your coach, you can learn how to paint an amazing array of fabulous flowers. She provides start-to-finish instructions and hundreds of step-by-step photos, plus all the information and advice you need to create gorgeous works of art. It's easier than you think!... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 19.99
Love to paint? Want to learn? Then let's get started! With Jerry Yarnell at your side, it's easy to make your artistic dreams come true. In this fun and easy guide, he provides tips and tricks for mastering one- and two-point perspective - the keys to adding realistic buildings and other man-made objects to your paintings. You'll also find complete... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 35.00
Want to paint more like Manet and less like Jackson Pollock? Students of art hailed Classical Drawing Atelier , Juliette Aristides?s first book, as a dynamic return to the atelier educational model. Ateliers, popular in the nineteenth century, teach emerging artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. The educational process... more...
- Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 16.99
Spike Bucklow sets out to unravel the myths behind the pigments, like dragonsblood, which is said to be a mixture of elephant and dragon blood. Examining both the medieval palette and the often cloak-and-dagger science that created it, he uncovers the secret recipes behind the luxurious colours we are familiar with today. Driven by an overriding passion... more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 25.99
The nude has inspired artists for centuries and continues to inspire us today. Alongside a historical study of the nude in painting, this book introduces oil paint and gives advice on techniques when using this challenging and rewarding medium. Capturing the beauty of form and the delicate colours of the figure, it celebrates the powerful images that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99
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... more...