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Title Expressive oil painting : an open air approach to creative landscapes / George Allen Durkee.
Author Durkee, George Allen.
Publication Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Edition First edition.
Description 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Call # 751.4543 D
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction. A short chat -- Pt. 1. Bedrock basics : simplified principles every painter needs to know -- Ch. 1. Equipment and work habits : materials, tools, equipment and work habits -- Ch. 2. Seeing : shapes, values and edges -- Ch. 3. Drawing : form, perspective and thumbnail sketches -- Ch. 4. Color : hue, value, intensity, pigments and light -- Ch. 5. Composition : the picture area, format, flow, depth and asymmetry -- Pt. 2. 9 painting demonstrations : basic and advanced techniques. 1. Basic approach -- 2. Classical adaptation -- 3. Balance your intention with your intuition -- 4. Walk in swinging -- 5. Simplify a complex subject -- 6. The mother color -- 7. Five ways to convey distance -- 8. An oil sketch -- 9. Painting a large canvas -- Conclusion. Cultivate the art spirit -- Index.
Subject Landscape painting -- Technique.
Plein air painting -- Technique.
Alt Title Open air approach to creative landscapes
ISBN 1600611516 (pbk.) :
9781600611513 (pbk.) :

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