Complete Artist's Manual: The Definitive Guide to Materials and Techniques for Painting and Drawing

Complete Artist's Manual: The Definitive Guide to Materials and Techniques for Painting and Drawing



Simon Jennings trained at the Royal College of Art, London and has been a visiting lecturer at a number of leading art schools. He has conceived and designed many books on art and design, including Collins Artist’s Manual and Collins Artist’s Colour Manual.

The definitive artist’s reference guide and comprehensive sourcebook of art materials and painting techniques, now available in a modern paperback edition.

The Complete Artist’s Manual covers all the elements of painting and drawing from materials to techniques, colour composition and media – the ultimate artist’s bible.

In addition, it contains a structured painting course with simple exercises developing into more advanced projects, with demonstrations by well-known practicing artists who share their experience and expertise with the reader.

Contents includes;
Drawing and painting media
Drawing and sketching
Painting techniques
Colour and composition
What to paint – getting started
The artist’s studio
Glossary and directory

The Complete Artist’s Manual is visually rich and exciting, practical and comprehensive – no artist’s studio should be without it.

Product Code 1037388
Author Simon Jennings
Dimensions 24.4 x 18.8 x 2.6 cm
Format Paperback
GTIN 9780007528110
Pages 400
Published Nov 2013
Publisher HarperCollins
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