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Portrait Painting in Oils - With a Constructive Method of Drawing the Head and Neck

£9.99

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The ability to paint a portrait that will satisfy the sitter is not something that can be acquired in a hurry. Careful study and deliberate practice is essential before it is possible to paint a portrait worthy of the name. In this book the author has outlined a method which, while covering all the necessary instructions, will save the beginner much time and trouble. All aspects of portrait painting, including anatomy, materials, colour, design, and professional work are set out simply and clearly.
Yellow cloth boards and spine in good condition, with mildly rubbed edges. Palette and brushes drawing decorates front board. Colour pictorial dust jacket has rubbed corners and a few small tears along the edges. Top edge foxed, other edges clean but slightly tanned. Contents clean and bright. Illustrated with 21 plates of portraits, 10 of which are in colour, and some drawings to show drawing methods.

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Author(s):
Holt, Herbert
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25.5cm x 19cm
Edition:
First Edition (1959)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
63
Publisher:
Pitman
Title:
Portrait Painting in Oils

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The ability to paint a portrait that will satisfy the sitter is not something that can be acquired in a hurry. Careful study and deliberate practice is essential before it is possible to paint a portrait worthy of the name. In this book the author has outlined a method which, while covering all the necessary instructions, will save the beginner much time and trouble. All aspects of portrait painting, including anatomy, materials, colour, design, and professional work are set out simply and clearly.
Yellow cloth boards and spine in good condition, with mildly rubbed edges. Palette and brushes drawing decorates front board. Colour pictorial dust jacket has rubbed corners and a few small tears along the edges. Top edge foxed, other edges clean but slightly tanned. Contents clean and bright. Illustrated with 21 plates of portraits, 10 of which are in colour, and some drawings to show drawing methods.

Author(s):
Holt, Herbert
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25.5cm x 19cm
Edition:
First Edition (1959)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
63
Publisher:
Pitman
Title:
Portrait Painting in Oils

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