Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light & Color

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These pages practically glow with Kevin Macpherson's rich and powerful paintings! He shares his techniques for quickly capturing the mood of a scene in bold, direct brushstrokes, with step-by-step instructions that make it easy—simply a matter of painting the colors you see. Follow his lead and you too, can create landscapes and still lives in a vibrant, impressionistic style.

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Overview

These pages practically glow with Kevin Macpherson's rich and powerful paintings! He shares his techniques for quickly capturing the mood of a scene in bold, direct brushstrokes, with step-by-step instructions that make it easy—simply a matter of painting the colors you see. Follow his lead and you too, can create landscapes and still lives in a vibrant, impressionistic style.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581800531
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/1/2000
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 223,741
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents



 Introduction                                       9
 The Well-Equipped Painter                         10 
 Mounting Canvas on Board                          14   
 Seeing Color Accurately                           17   
 Mixing Clean, Fresh Color                         29   
 The Light Family and The Shadow Family            41   
 Simplifying Shapes For a Good Start               53   
 Still Life Painting: Indoor Challenges            75   
 Plein Air Painting: Outdoor Observations          89   
 Pochade Painting: Small and Beautiful            105   
 Studio Painting: Expanding Your Horizons         119 
 Conclusion: New Beginnings                       139 
 Recommended Reading                              140 
 Index                                            141 
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2011

    Highly Recommend - Improve your finished product immediately

    Very practical guide - improve your paitings through a limited pallete. Kevin give some very solid advice that will help you take your art to the next level.

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