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Hardcover Oil Painting with a Basic Palette Book

ISBN: 0891348824

ISBN13: 9780891348825

Oil Painting with a Basic Palette

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After 30 years of painting, Morgan Samuel Price knows the value of a basic palette. In this book filled with her beautiful art, friendly instruction and step-by-step demonstrations, Price teaches the secrets for turning a few colors into strong, vibrant paintings. She offers a complete guide to using color -- from choosing and mixing colors to designing successful paintings. Six painting demonstrations show all the lessons applied, along with valuable...

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3 ratings

simple but important

This book gives limited guidance but all are essentials.

Simplify Your Painting

Too many colors on your palette? Are you a beginning oil painter? This is the book for you! Morgan Samuel Price lays out the theory and techniques of painting with a basic palette...a few primaries, a couple of earth tones, and that's it. Several lessons are presented for the reader to follow along with. This book will definitely improve your painting.

Oil Painting with a Basic Palette

This is a finely illustrated book for beginners through advanced oil painters who are interested mainly in landscape painting. Even the table of contents is illustrated with photos of her paintings and short descriptions for easy access to chapters. Demos are illustrated as well, including how to use and hold brushes, preparing surfaces. The book also examines the basic tenets of painting including value, composition and design, effects of light on color. This is a useful, lovely book to read and use in landscape painting.
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