Mastering Oil Painting is the perfect resource for aspiring artists to build proficiency in oil painting. The book opens by covering the basic tools and materials for getting started in oil painting, including brushes, mediums, supports, and palette knives. Artists will then discover valuable information for understanding basic color theory, color mixing, and working with oil mediums, as well as how to master a range of techniques, such as sponging, blending, stippling, scumbling, drybrushing, painting thickly and thinly, and others. Finally, artists will learn how to select subject matter, set up a balanced composition, create textures, and use reference photos, while learning how to paint a landscape, a still life, a floral arrangement, and more. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and breathtaking artwork to inspire, Mastering Oil Painting offers a comprehensive resource for artists of all skill levels desiring to put their newfound knowledge to practical use.
Dimensions: 64 pages, 6.5" x 9.5"