Oil is Barron's first title in the new and innovative Creative Techniques art instruction series. All Creative Techniques titles speak specifically to students and experienced amateurs who want to improve their repertory of techniques in various art media.
Creative Techniques: Oil presents 14 distinctive approaches to oil painting, encouraging students to assess and analyze highly individual techniques that were pioneered by historically renowned artists. Close examination of these techniques can serve as sources of inspiration for the student's own work.
Full-color illustrations of representative oil paintings in each of the 14 approaches by distinguished artists as different from each other as Paul Cézanne, Paul Signac, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Hans Hoffmann, and Georgia
In seeing and understanding the different approaches and more than 100 creative ideas, students are inspired to advance their own skills beyond simple copying, to develop imaginative new modes of personal expression.
Information of a general nature on brushes, canvas, pigments, varnishes, thinners, and other useful tools and materials is also included in this essential guidebook.
Authors — Barron's Editorial Team
Hardcover. 144 pages.
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