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The Oil Painter's Bible

An essential reference for the practising artist by Marylin Scott

Oil paint is such a responsive and versatile medium that no two painters need use it in exactly the same way, and since its invention in Renaissance times it has never lost its popularity with artists. Amateurs also find it appealing, both because it is enjoyable to use and because mistakes can be so easily rectified. This compact book explains all the materials, techniques, and different approaches to painting with oils, and includes illustrated step-by-step projects to complete.

Learn how to use and enjoy one of the most satisfying painting mediums with this handy compact guide. Contains essential information on the materials, equipment and techniques for creating accomplished works in oils. Step-by-step sequences show how to paint a range of themes, from still life to portraits and landscapes, with advice on more difficult subjects Includes suggestions for presenting your finished paintings and how to go about getting your work seen and exhibited.

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  • Very simple and highly useful

    It is perfect for almost any level of painter, as a beginner I found it very easily builds on basic concepts onto more complex ones in an easy to duplicate manner, my Father who has painted for years and has a masters in fine art from Chelsea University ended up borrowing it as even he found some helpful tips in it! I highly recommend it.

    - Emilio from Sussex on Mar 16, 2013
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  • Excellent!

    A concise handbook that gets to the point, just what i wanted!

    - Jonathan Jones from Swansea, United Kingdom on May 31, 2013
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  • Easy to understand and everything you need to know in there

    Best book ever

    - DOROTHY E ALEXANDER from GALSTON, United Kingdom on Mar 9, 2016
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