The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques

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North Light Books, 1996 - Art - 192 pages
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"Organized by medium for easy reference, The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques tells you everything you need to know to buy and use art materials today." "You'll also learn which materials and techniques popular North Light artists use, along with favorite tricks they've picked up over the years." "Whether you're thinking of trying a new medium or you just want to explore the options in your current medium, this reference guide will help you make the right choices for your art."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Metzger (Enliven Your Paintings with Light, North Light, 1994) has produced a book that could benefit any artist working in any medium. A solid guide to every major medium from watercolor and oil to ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER FOUR CHAPTER
23
CHAPTER ONE CHAPTER
27
TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES
37
SO WHATS NEW? 26 Dry Stretching Watercolor and Illustration
48
GETTING STARTED
89
Casein
128
How to Prepare a Panel DrawingTraditional
139
GETTING STARTED 105 versus
146
DRAWING SURFACES
161
WHAT IS CHARCOAL?
167
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About the author (1996)

Phil Metzger has been painting and selling his artwork for over 30 years. His work is included in thousands of private and public collections and has earned him honors in national and regional exhibitions. He teaches watercolor and perspective drawing, and has written many popular North Light Books, including "Perspective Without Pain", "Pencil Magic", "Watercolor Basics: Perspective Secrets", "The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials and Techniques", and "The Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia".

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