Oil Painting: Project book for beginners

Oil Painting: Project book for beginners

by William F Powell, Mia Tavonatti
     
 

The rich, versatile art of oil painting has captivated artists for centuries and continues to be one of the most popular painting mediums. This comprehensive Walter Foster Publishing and Reeves guide is a valuable resource for those starting out in oil painting. It walks you through simple, step-by-step projects that cover all the fundamentals—from color

Overview

The rich, versatile art of oil painting has captivated artists for centuries and continues to be one of the most popular painting mediums. This comprehensive Walter Foster Publishing and Reeves guide is a valuable resource for those starting out in oil painting. It walks you through simple, step-by-step projects that cover all the fundamentals—from color mixing to brushstroke application-plus essential techniques, such as creating depth and texture. Professional artists will help guide you each step of the way as you discover timeless tips and techniques for creating your own masterpieces in oil. So why wait? Get started today!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560107385
Publisher:
Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
WF /Reeves Getting Started Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.13(d)

Meet the Author

Mia Tavonatti is an artist with a variety of interests, including a strong passion for painting and drawing. She moved from Michigan to California to attend art school at California State University, Long Beach, where she earned her BFA and MFA in illustration. She has also studied painting abroad, and she loves to spend her summers painting in Greece. Mia has exhibited her work extensively, both in Europe and throughout the United States. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, and her work can be seen on more than 45 book covers and in several magazines. In addition to her illustrative work, she has created a number of murals and commissions for restaurants, private residences, and corporations. She teaches illustration and painting and the Art Institute of Southern California in Laguna Beach and currently resides in Costa Mesa, California.

Recognized as one of America's foremost colorists, William F. Powell has taught art classes and workshops for 35 years in various art media. Today he is an extremely popular author, and he attracts more admirers each year with the numerous titles he has produced for Walter Foster Publishing, including Color Mixing Recipes, which he originally conceptualized, designed, and illustrated himself.

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