Collins Artist's Guide to Drawing is an introduction to perhaps the most versatile and tactile of painting media – one that can be manipulated freely on the canvas to produce an infinite variety of textures and effects, from thick impasto to thin, transparent washes.
Contents include expert advice on selecting and using paints, brushes, palettes, binders, diluents and mediums. There are also invaluable tips on mixing colours, stretching, sizing and priming canvases, varnishing paintings, and preparing boards and panels.
Includes all the techniques specific to painting in oils – glazing, impasto, scumbling, drybrushing, blending – and informed advice on how to set up a studio and store your paintings safely.
- Publication Date:
- 29 / 04 / 1998