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This practical reference book introduces basic materials and processes for drawing and painting. Each technique is clearly explained and discussed from its historical roots to contemporary practice. Students are encouraged to explore the methods from scratch, encountering the work through preparation of the wood panel or canvas, the mixing of pigments and the application of paint. Richly illustrated throughout with over 400 images—historical and contemporary examples of works as well as photographs of studio practice—this book is an indispensable reference for students and anyone engaged in finding out about drawing and painting materials and techniques.
|Publisher:||King, Laurence Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Margaret Krug is a painter who has exhibited throughout the United States and in South America and Europe. She is the director of a painting, drawing, and art history program at the Spannocchia Foundation in Italy and Assistant Professor of painting and drawing at Parsons The New School of Design.