Painting Reference Books

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Order Donna Dewberry's One Stroke Painting Course

Donna Dewberry's One Stroke Painting Course
by Donna S. Dewberry. Hardcover, 128 pages.

 


Order Decorative Painter's Guide to Fruits and Flowers

Decorative Painter's Guide to Fruits and Flowers (Watson-Guptill Crafts) by Andy Jones. Paperback, 144 pages. With its specialized focus on the decorative artist's favorite motifs, fruits and flowers, this book shows both oil and acrylic painters how to master painting on wood, tin, paper, and other surfaces. 200 color illustrations.

 


Order Decorative
Painting Sourcebook

Decorative Painting Sourcebook by Sandra Carpenter. Paperback, 128 pages. This book comes highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn how to paint, needs to locate hard to find supplies, needs a color conversion chart or wants a brush-up course on strokework.

 


Order The Artist's
Resource Handbook

The Artist's Resource Handbook by Daniel Grant. Paperback, 248 pages. This is the place for visual artists to start their search for professional information.

 


Order Artist's Manual:
A Complete Guide to
Painting and Drawing
Materials and Techniques

Artist's Manual : A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques by Angela Gair. Paperback, 256 pages. A veritable bible for beginners as well as an invaluable reference for accomplished artists, The Artist's Manual is a hands-on guide to hundreds of techniques for painting and drawing. This easy-to-use manual clearly explains the artist's essential tools and material--how to choose them, how to use them, and to care for them. Includes 523 color photos and 234 color drawings.

 


Order 200 Great Painting
Ideas for Artists

200 Great Painting Ideas for Artists by Carole Katchen. Hardcover, 144 pages. Inside this book, readers will find 200 imaginative suggestions from 56 artists, along with intriguing paintings--in watercolor, oil pastel, acrylic, and other popular media--that will jump-start their imaginations and lead them to fresh new subjects and a thrilling sense of creative adventure.

 


Order Helen Van Wyk's
Favorite Color Recipes

Helen Van Wyk's Favorite Color Recipes
by Helen Van Wyk, Herbert Rogoff. Hardcover. The structure of this book is basically what the title says it is: Color Recipes. Included are fifty-eight cookbook-like painting recipes on various subjects.

 


Order Helen Van Wyk's
Favorite Color Recipes 2

Helen Van Wyk's Favorite Color Recipes 2
by Helen Van Wyk. Hardcover, 157 pages. Helen Van Wyk's Favorite Color Recipes 2

 


Order The Illustrators Bible : The Complete Sourcebook of Tips, Tricks, and Time-Saving Techniques

The Illustrators Bible : The Complete Sourcebook of Tips, Tricks, and Time-Saving Techniques in Oil, Alkalyd, Acrylic, Gouache, Casein, Watercolor, Dyes, Inks, Airbrush, Scratchboard, Pastel, Colored Pencil, and Mixed Media
by Rob Howard. Paperback, 176 pages.

 


Order Keys to Painting
Light & Shadow : Light and Shadow (Keys to Painting)

Keys to Painting Light & Shadow : Light and Shadow (Keys to Painting)
by Rachel Rubin Wolf. Paperback, 128 pages. More than any other single element, light can add drama, emotion and power to a painting. "Keys to Painting: Light & Shadow" shows how--from creating lively sunlit effects to designing strong compositions using light and shadow.
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