A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of oil painting by professional and award-winning artist, Jeremy Galton.
Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this A-Z reference covers a multitude of topics concerning oil painting. The book is divided into two sections: the first provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a variety of techniques, from basic colour mixing through to creating special effects such as peinture a l'essence and sgraffito. The second part focuses on themes, illustrating how individual artists tackle a number of common subjects, including landscapes, buildings, portraits, still life, skies and water.
This resource provides a wealth of stimulating ideas to help artists both amateurs and veterans develop their own oil-painting style.
176 Page Paperback
Jeremy Galton is a successful artist who works in oil, gouache and acrylic. He divides his time between teaching and painting, has written several art instruction books and has contributed to a number of magazines. In addition to exhibiting his work regularly, he undertakes commissions and has won numerous awards. His paintings feature in a large number of private collections in the UK and abroad.
|Colour Grounds||Colour Mixing|
|Defining Edges||Dry Brush|
|Fat Over Lean||Finger Painting|
|Peinture a L'essence||Pointillism|
|Underpainting||Wet into Wet|
|Wet On Dry||Themes|