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Discover Art – Oil Painting
For an amateur artist, oils can present a daunting challenge, but in this book Mike Chaplin demystifies the business of oil painting. He leads the reader through assembling the necessary equipment to learning the basic techniques and accumulating the skill to create paintings, with all the exciting qualities that this medium has to offer, by looking at: Palette layout Basic mark-making Tone, colour and perspective Rhythm and shape Still life, figures and landscapes Composition.
No matter what your style and temperament, you will be able to find a way of using oils that allows you to express yourself in this fascinating and historic medium.
MIKE CHAPLIN was a popular expert on Channel 4’s Watercolour Challenge series and in 2003 was a founder of the Winsor 6 Newton Turner Watercolour Award. A member of the prestigious Royal Watercolour Society, he combines a notable career in art with his love for communicating his knowledge and enthusiasm to artists in workshops in the UK and internationally.
Author: Mike Chaplin