Artist's Manual

Artist's Manual

A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques

Book - 1996
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Grand Central Pub
A veritable bible for beginners as well as an invaluable reference for accomplished artists,The Artist's Manual is a hands-on guide to hundreds of techniques for painting and drawing. For anyone who has ever had the urge to create art, this easy-to-use manual clearly explains the artist's essential tools and materials -- how to choose them, how to use them, and how to care for them. Packed with information on myriad techniques, from color use and composition to subject choice, and including tips from the professionals, here's everything painters and illustrators need to begin, develop, and perfect their craft. Over 500 color photographs, 200 original works of art, and an extensive list of suppliers complete the most comprehensive, inspirational, and affordable artists' instruction book available today.

Baker & Taylor
Explains hundreds of painting and drawing techniques, and covers color use, composition, choice of subject, and setting up a studio

Hachette Book Group
A veritable bible for beginners as well as an invaluable reference for accomplished artists, The Artist's Manual is a hands-on guide to hundreds of techniques for painting and drawing. For anyone who has ever had the urge to create art, this easy-to-use manual clearly explains the artist's essential tools and materials -- how to choose them, how to use them, and how to care for them. Packed with information on myriad techniques, from color use and composition to subject choice, and including tips from the professionals, here's everything painters and illustrators need to begin, develop, and perfect their craft. Over 500 color photographs, 200 original works of art, and an extensive list of suppliers complete the most comprehensive, inspirational, and affordable artists' instruction book available today.

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1996
ISBN: 9780811813778
0811813770
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Gair, Angela 1954-

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