The New Oil Painting

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Your Essential Guide to Materials and Safe Practices

By Kimberly Brooks

Here is everything you need to know about getting into oil painting-and maintaining a safe, solvent-free oil painting practice—in a slim, sophisticated guide.

Oil painting is an exciting and adventurous medium, but aspiring artists can feel daunted by complex setups and the thought of using harsh chemicals. All of that changes now. The New Oil Painting walks you step-by-step through oil painting fundamentals-which materials you actually need, how to mix paint, how to set up your painting space--and, most revolutionary of all, how to eliminate harmful solvents from your work and replace them with safe, effective substitutes. This instructional handbook is organized into chapters with helpful diagrams throughout illustrating various techniques and tools. Whether you're a true beginner or have been painting with oils for years, you will find that this book has everything you need to build a new, thriving, solvent-free practice.

Paperback, 232 pages

Dimensions: 5" x 7" x 0.85"