How to Paint with Oils

Learn oil painting techniques from these modern experts. Discover how they use light and dark values, and strong and weak colors, to create variety and interest. Follow the processes by which they compose a painting, from initial drawings through to completion.

Walter Foster's acclaimed "How to Draw and Paint" series has motivated thousands of aspiring artists. Each book provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that will help you improve your technique.

The late Walter Foster created a library of easy-to-use books for beginning artists. He not only wrote and illustrated these books, but he also printed, bound, and distributed them, ultimately selling millions of copies. Today, his original works are the core of a larger library, now updated and supplemented by the contributions of additional authors.

Authors — William Alexander, Bob Bates, Cindy Larimore, Lola Ades, Anton Gutknecht, William F. Powell, Fritz Willis, Tom Swimm, Caroline Zimmermann, Keith Wicks, Michael Obermeyer, and Violet Parkhurst.

Paperback. Each book has 32 pages. 10¼" × 13¾" (26 cm × 35 cm).

® Walter Foster is a registered trademark.

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Faces & Features in Oil
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Landscapes (with William Alexander)
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