Traditional oil painting : advanced techniques and concepts from the Renaissance to the present
- Virgil Elliott.
- New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2007.
- Physical description
- xv, 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
- CHEMENG-12SC-01 -- An Exploration of Art Materials: The Intersection of Art and
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- Elliott, Virgil.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-207) and index.
- Aesthetic considerations
- The eye of the artist
- The importance of drawing
- Principles of visual reality
- Techniques of painting in oils
- Oil painting materials
- Landscape painting
- Still-life painting.
- Publisher's Summary
- As more and more artists today look to the past, there has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in painting realistically - in creating convincing illusions of three-dimensional depth on two dimensional surfaces. This comprehensive sourcebook explores the most advanced levels of oil painting, with full information on the latest scientific discoveries. Author and distinguished artist Virgil Elliott examines the many elements that let artists take the next step in their work: mental attitude, aesthetic considerations, the importance of drawing, principles of visual reality, materials, techniques, portraiture, photographic images versus visual reality, and colour.
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