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An Artist S Handbook

Author : Margaret Krug
ISBN : 1856695239
Genre : Art
File Size : 45.84 MB
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This practical reference book introduces basic materials and processes for drawing and painting. Each technique is clearly explained and discussed from its historical roots to contemporary practice. Students are encouraged to explore the methods from scratch, encountering the work through preparation of the wood panel or canvas, the mixing of pigments and the application of paint. Richly illustrated throughout with over 400 images—historical and contemporary examples of works as well as photographs of studio practice—this book is an indispensable reference for students and anyone engaged in finding out about drawing and painting materials and techniques.
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The Colored Pencil Artist S Handbook

Author : Jane Strother
ISBN : 9780785833833
Genre : Art
File Size : 41.13 MB
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The Colored Pencil Artist's Handbook is a step-by-step guide through a range of blending, mark-making, and mixed media techniques. Whether you're looking to improve your drawing skills or be introduced to a range of new effects. All the tools, materials, and techniques you need to capture a range of subjects are explained. Tutorials on subjects ranging from still-life studies to holiday sketching and portraiture.
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The Woodcut Artist S Handbook

Author : George Alexander Walker
ISBN : 9781554070459
Genre : Art
File Size : 61.82 MB
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A clearly written, practical and illustrated handbook to woodcut techniques and printmaking, both a how-to book and reference for printmakers, designers and collectors that includes finished examples by accomplished woodcut artists.
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The Grove Encyclopedia Of Materials And Techniques In Art

Author : Gerald W. R. Ward
ISBN : 9780195313918
Genre : Art
File Size : 43.88 MB
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Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.
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Historical Perspectives In The Conservation Of Works Of Art On Paper

Author : Margaret Holben Ellis
ISBN : 9781606064320
Genre : Art
File Size : 31.89 MB
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This book is the seventh in the Readings in Conservation series, which gathers and publishes texts that have been influential in the development of thinking about the conservation of cultural heritage. The present volume provides a selection of more than ninety-five texts tracing the development of the conservation of works of art on paper. Comprehensive and thorough, the book relates how paper conservation has responded to the changing place of prints and drawings in society. The readings include a remarkable range of historical selections from texts such as Renaissance printmaker Ugo da Carpi’s sixteenth-century petition to the Venetian senate on his invention of chiaroscuro, Thomas Churchyard’s 1588 essay in verse “A Sparke of Frendship and Warme Goodwill,” and Robert Bell’s 1773 piece “Observations Relative to the Manufacture of Paper and Printed Books in the Province of Pennsylvania.” These are complemented by influential writings by such figures as A. H. Munsell, Walter Benjamin, and Jacques Derrida, along with a generous representation of recent scholarship. Each reading is introduced by short remarks explaining the rationale for its selection and the principal matters covered, and the book is supplemented with a helpful bibliography. This volume is an indispensable tool for museum curators, conservators, and students and teachers of the conservation of works of art on paper.
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The Everything Art Handbook

Author : Walter Foster
ISBN : 9781633221727
Genre : Art
File Size : 44.54 MB
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"A comprehensive guide to more than 100 art techniques and tools of the trade"--Front cover.
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