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Title The art of still life : a contemporary guide to classical techniques, composition, and painting in oil / Todd M. Casey.
Author Casey, Todd M., author.
Publication New York, New York : Monacelli Studio, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Description 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Call # 751.4543 C
Note Includes index.
Summary "Every artist needs to learn and master the still life. Written by a well-known artist and expert instructor, The Art of Still Life offers a comprehensive, contemporary approach to the subject that instructs artists on the foundation basics and advanced techniques they need for successful drawing and painting. In addition to Casey's stunning paintings, the workof over fifty past and present masters is included, so that the book will do double duty as a hardworking how-to manual and a visual treasure trove of some of the finest still life art throughout history and being created today."--Publisher.
Contents Setting up: materials, tools, and the studio space -- What to paint: your idea or vision -- Composition: creating unity -- Light: illumination and shadow -- Drawing: the structure of a painting -- Color: science and art -- Modeling forms: sculpting in two dimensions -- Applying the paint: guidelines and techniques -- Putting it all together: a step-by-step guide.
Subject Still-life painting -- Technique.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
ISBN 1580935486 (hardcover) :
9781580935487 (hardcover) :
1 hold on first copy returned of 3 copies

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