Barron's, 2003 - Art - 96 pages
The Painter's Corner is a series of profusely illustrated art instruction manuals. They can be used as informal self-teaching courses by ambitious amateur artists or as textbooks and reference sources in art and design classes. Each book presents exercises intended to improve and refine students' proficiency in different art subjects and media. Each title recommends artists' tools and supplies as well as providing instruction in techniques. Instruction in this book includes mixing pigments, brushing methods, and application of techniques to portraits, landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, and more.
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