Alwyn Crawshaw's Ultimate Painting Course
A Complete Beginner's Guide to Painting in Watercolour, Oil and AcrylicBook - 2006
In Alwyn Crawshaw's Ultimate Painting Course, the artist encapsulates 50 years' of painting and teaching in one volume. He begins with the basics: brushes, paints, and surfaces; choosing a medium; and the fundamentals of simple perspective, color-mixing, composition, and tonal values. He then starts you off with simple three-color exercises, which are followed by a number of helpful half-hour exercises. He also shows you how to work from photos and sketches and includes a section on painting outdoors. Finally, there are more than 20 step-by-step demonstrations - in watercolor, acrylics, and oils - that feature landscapes, seascapes, and human figures. An outstanding guide for aspiring artists.
Publisher: London, Eng. : Collins, 2006
Branch Call Number: 751 CRA
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm