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Arts & Entertainment:Painting and Drawing:Oil Painting

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Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor, Chris Saper
1 Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor
Chris Saper USA North Light Books 2015 1440341834 / 9781440341830 Soft cover New Book 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.0 cm 
LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance of skin tones. Best-selling artist Chris Saper provides the advice and examples that make every lesson and technique easy to understand-immediately improving the quality of your work. You'll discover how to:* Paint the four major skin color groups (Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Hispanic)* Refine these colors into dozens of possible variations within each group* Select your palette and mix hues for clean, beautiful colors* Determine the color and temperature of light that falls on your subject* Paint direct and indirect sunlight, artificial light and highlights of light* Master the four elements that determine color in shadow* Use photographic references when you can't paint directly from lifeYou'll also find seven step-by-step demonstrations and an appendix of sample color charts for each major skin type under a range of lighting variations. It's all you need to bring your portraits to life! 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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60 Minutes to Better Painting: Quick Studies in Oil and Acrylic, Craig Nelson
2 60 Minutes to Better Painting: Quick Studies in Oil and Acrylic
Craig Nelson USA North Light Books 2015 1440340013 / 9781440340017 Soft cover New Book 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.2 cm 
Bring new life to your paintings with this lively and liberating guide. It shows how to use quick studies short sessions of60minutes or less to focus your efforts on the essence of your subject, enabling you to master the medium rather than getting stuck on the tiny details that slow you down. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis: Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor, Johannes Vloothuis
3 Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis: Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor
Johannes Vloothuis USA North Light Books 2015 144033627X / 9781440336270 Soft cover New Book 27.9 x 20.3 x 1.0 cm 
Secrets to Painting Beautiful Landscapes Painting the landscape can be fun and rewarding--if you make the right decisions as you paint. After all, it is the artist's greatest challenge to somehow capture a sense of it all--the grandness, the majesty, the splendor of nature--with just a few strokes of paint on a canvas. Popular art instructor Johannes Vloothuis makes the process a whole lot easier with the essential techniques, key concepts and expert advice he shares in this book. * Learn straightforward strategies to make your paintings more interesting and dramatic, such as simplifying the foreground, composing with abstract shapes and harmonizing colors. * Discover speci?c techniques for painting landscape elements including mountains, water, foliage, snow and more. *9 step-by-step demonstrations walk you through all the techniques necessary to create successful landscape paintings. Landscape Painting Essentials is packed with practical information. You'll make the critical shift from painting what you see to painting as an artist sees. You'll learn to strategically edit shapes, rearrange elements and enhance color. You'll gain a better understanding of what to include in your painting, what to change and what to leave out. Most importantly, you'll gain the skills necessary to turn nature's bounty of inspiration into original, stunning landscape paintings. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley: Selected Works in Oil and Pastel, Richard McKinley
4 The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley: Selected Works in Oil and Pastel
Richard McKinley USA North Light Books 2015 1440339694 / 9781440339691 Hardcover New Book 29.8 x 26.7 x 2.3 cm 
The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley invites you to experience the artist's life work and lessons learned. In this impressive yet intimate collection of 100 breathtaking pastel and oil landscape paintings, McKinley takes you along as he tackles his favorite subjects--the the vistas of the Pacific Northwest, the California coastline, fall in Taos, New Mexico, and many others--while sharing the anecdotes, techniques and feelings behind each work. This volume is, in essence, three books in one: * A salute to the beauty of our earth. Scenes (many completed en plein air) range from McKinley's home state of Oregon, to the arid deserts of Arizona, to Minnesota's lakes and France's Provence region. * The personal journey of one artist. His walks through the woods. His race with light. The people and places that have inspired him along the way. * The landscape-painting workshop of a lifetime. It's packed with expert insights on everything from working on location and the importance of preparatory sketches, to using underpainting, capturing light effects, and knowing when to stop. A compelling read for artists and art-lovers alike, every page resonates with McKinley's love of his craft, lifetime of know-how and knack for helping other artists discover their own original views of the world. 
Price: 69.95 AUD
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