Working Out A Painting

Working Out A Painting

Book - 1988
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A fully illustrated guide to oil painting, which identifies and offers solutions to problems inherent in the painting process. The author uses line drawings to illustrate errors that may occur and demonstrates how best to use the elements of shape, size and colour to convey harmony.
Publisher: New York, NY : Watson-Guptill, 1988.
ISBN: 9780823029945
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrated


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I'm an acrylic painter, and I didn't find a lot of these oil techniques transferable. So, the book wasn't much use to me, but I still enjoyed it. I was impressed to find that the paintings didn't seem particularly dated, though they are from the 70s and 80s.

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