Radiant Oils: Glazing Techniques for Fruit and Flower Paintings That Glow

Radiant Oils: Glazing Techniques for Fruit and Flower Paintings That Glow

by Arleta Pech
     
 

Glaze and glow...a layer-by-layer approach to realism!

Bring new life to your paintings using transparent glazing. Step by step and layer by layer, this book will show you how to use this classic approach to infuse your work with radiant color, exquisite texture and a breathtaking sense of light.

  • 5 simple studies focus on using glazes to evoke a

Overview

Glaze and glow...a layer-by-layer approach to realism!

Bring new life to your paintings using transparent glazing. Step by step and layer by layer, this book will show you how to use this classic approach to infuse your work with radiant color, exquisite texture and a breathtaking sense of light.

  • 5 simple studies focus on using glazes to evoke a wide variety of realistic still life textures--fruits, flowers, silver, glass and more.
  • 5 full-length demonstrations show the creation of stunning still-life paintings from start to finish.
  • Features expert instruction on everything from prepping painting surfaces and selecting colors, to artfully composing light and shadow.
  • Plus an entire chapter devoted to painting strong complementary backgrounds for realistic, fluid compositions.

Radiant Oils is perfect for oil artists who want to explore the beauty of glazing, watercolor artists who want to try their hand at oils and any painter wishing to achieve stunningly realistic effects using classic, straightforward techniques inspired by the Old Masters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440311604
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
10/09/2013
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,092,584
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Arleta Pech is recognized as a leading painter of still life, enjoying international renown as a top watercolor artist for over thirty years. She has published multiple articles and two North Light books: Painting Fresh Florals in Watercolor, published as a hardcover in 1998 and released in paperback in 2003, and Radiant Oils in 2006. Visit her website at arletapech.com.

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