This book is an indispensable reference tool for thousands of practicing painters, sculptors, and printmakers. It contains practical advice about virtually every aspect of an art subject, such as compounding of mediums, selecting pigments, or preparing surfaces. It also has valuable technical information on toxicity, plus a pigment catalog, a bibliography, and an extensive appendix.
Continually updated and revised, this 5th edition maintains its original encyclopedic format.
Author — Ralph Mayer
Hardcover. 761 pages. 6¼" × 9½" (16 cm × 24 cm).