Oil Painter's Solution Book - Landscapes: Over 100 Answers to Your Oil Painting Questions

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The must-have reference for every oil painter!

Spend less time reading and more time painting with award-winning artist and instructor Elizabeth Tolley as she answers over 100 of the most pressing questions artists have about painting landscapes in oil. The handy Q&A format covers everything from basic ...

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Overview

The must-have reference for every oil painter!

Spend less time reading and more time painting with award-winning artist and instructor Elizabeth Tolley as she answers over 100 of the most pressing questions artists have about painting landscapes in oil. The handy Q&A format covers everything from basic brush techniques to deciding what to paint first while on location. Learn how to:

  • Choose the right materials for you
  • Prepare indoor and outdoor workspaces
  • Design spectacular compositions
  • Select eye-catching color for visual impact
  • Paint with new brushstrokes and techniques
  • Evaluate your own work
Including 10 mini-demonstrations to help refine your technique and 7 complete step-by-step projects, the Oil Painter's Solution Book: Landscapes is one reference no painter can be without!

Popular Landscape Questions Include:

  • What type of palette should I use?
  • How do I divide space in my painting?
  • How does light change at different times of day?
  • Can I work back into a dry painting?
  • How can I see and correct mistakes?
Get the answers to all these questions and more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581808650
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 9/12/2007
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 339,348
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Libby Tolley is a self-taught artist who has studied with a number of respected painters before dedicating her life to painting. She is a signature member of the Oil Painter's of America, the National Watercolor Society and Alla Prima International. She is also an elected member of the American Artist's Professional League. She regularly teaches workshops outdoors as well as in her studio. Her work can be found in many private and corporate collections, and is represented by several galleries. Her work has appeared in many national exhibits, books (Watercolor Rescue, NL Books; The Best of Oil Painting, Rockport) and magazines, such as The Artist's Magazine and Plein Air magazine. www.elizabethtolley.com

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