The Oil Painter's Bible : An Essential Reference for the Practising Artist

The Oil Painter's Bible : An Essential Reference for the Practising Artist

Book Title: The Oil Painter's Bible : An Essential Reference for the Practising Artist

Author: Marylin Scott

Format: Paperback | 192 pages

Publication Date: 06 Jan 2016

ISBN-13: 9781782213925

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. 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. There are also suggestions for presenting your finished paintings and how to go about getting your work seen and exhibited.