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Oil Painting Tips and Techniques-Painting Landscapes in Oils

Oil Painting Tips and Techniques - Painting Landscapes in Oils by James Horton
Publisher: Search Press
Edition: Paperback
Size: 216 x 292 mm
Illustrations: 160
Pages: 96

James Horton explores the landscape with oils in this great book. Brimming over with step-by-step demonstrations of many aspects of the landscape – from beaches to mountains to vineyards; there is something for every taste. This book is ideal for everyone from complete beginners through to experts looking for new inspiration and helpful hints.

James Horton's book takes you through all the stages of painting landscapes with oils; from making and preparing your own canvases to producing beautiful, large-scale paintings. Six step-by-step projects explain how to paint various landscapes – including seas and beaches and trees and foliage – in an easy-to-follow manner. An extensive section on understanding colour and light will help overcome first-time painters' nerves, and make oil painting a relaxing, enjoyable recreation.

About the Author

James Horton is an experienced artist with a particular knowledge of the field of anatomy. He has written numerous practical art books, including 'Learn to Draw the Figure', 'Pastel Techniques' and 'Skin Tones'. He teaches art in colleges around the UK, and has exhibited his work widely, including mixed exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Academy and Royal Portrait Society. He lives in Cambridge


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