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Title: Teach Yourself Books. Painting for Pleasure
Description: London England, The English Universities Press, 1961. Reprint, Binding: Cloth, Very Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hardback Contents: 1. Why Paint? or the Pictorial View of Life. With some definitions. 2. Making a Start with Sketching and Water-colour: It's Easier than You Think. 3. Seeing Things - and Feeling Them - in Terms of your Medium. 4. The Medium Between: Oil-colours and Turpentine on Absorbent Paper. 5. Oils on Canvas: painting in Full Oil-colours is no Harder. 6. Selecting Your Subjects: Seeing Trees as Man Walking. 7. Pastel-colour Sketching - But it must be Well Done. Twenty Questions and Twenty Answers for Those About to Begin. There is a great deal in this book which cannot be listed here: all the rich experience that a painter of many years' practice can give without stint to the doubtful tyro - ranging from such details as the kind of pencil to use and the brushes you should buy, to philosophical advice on the best approach to painting or drawing if you are to please yourself - that's what matters. Illustrated. Some wear to D/J.

Keywords: Non-Fiction/Painting for Pleasure/Teach Yourself Book/Oils/Water-Colours/Oil and Turpentine/Pastels

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 014739

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