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  • Acrylic Painting With Lee Hammondby Lee Hammond

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    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...

  • Beautiful Brushstrokes Step by Stepby Maureen McNaughton

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 24.99 US$ 20.49

    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...

  • Paint Along with Jerry Yarnell Volume Seven - Painting Perspectiveby Jerry Yarnell

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    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...

  • Paint Along with Jerry Yarnell Volume Five - Painting Adventuresby Jerry Yarnell

    F+W Media 2002; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    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...

  • Classical Painting Atelierby Juliette Aristides

    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...

  • The Alchemy of Paintby Spike Bucklow

    Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Painting the Nude in Oilsby Adele Wagstaff

    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...

  • Acrylic Painting For Dummiesby Colette Pitcher

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Hands-on, full-color instruction in this versatile painting medium Acrylic paint is easy to use, quick to dry, a cinch to clean up, and relatively inexpensive–which makes it a great medium for amateur artists. Following a simple step-by-step approach, Acrylic Painting For Dummies provides hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow exercises... more...

  • Paint Along with Jerry Yarnell Volume Six - Learning Compositionby Jerry Yarnell

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    Love to paint? Want to learn? Then let's get started! In Learning Composition , Jerry Yarnell helps you reach new levels of artistic expertise. Inside, he provides insightful, easy-to-follow instructions for building effective compositions - the kind of dynamic designs that will make your paintings pop! Drawing upon more than thirty years of painting... more...

  • Splash 10by Rachel Rubin Wolf

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    Featured artist Jerry Stitt contemplates that ''A painting is good not because it looks like something, but because it feels like something.'' The difference is passion '' the kind of energy, excitement and pure joy that pulses through every page of this book. A brilliant collection of the best watercolors being created today, Splash 10 explores... more...