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Here is the most comprehensive book ever published on the technique of watercolor painting, with 400 illustrations, including 32 step-by-step demonstrations in color and a total of more than 250 color plates. Every major water color technique is demonstrated and every step is shown in color, with precise instructions that tell you how to execute each painting operation. It begins by showing you the essential brushes and other equipment, then recommends... more...

This easy-to-follow guide by a noted artist and teacher offers a wealth of valuable tips and suggestions for recording the beauty of nature on drawing paper. Stressing the value of on-the-spot drawings, Wendon Blake's clearly written manual provides time-tested advice on training your powers of observation; judging proportions of typical landscape forms such as boulders, trees, and clouds; learning how to judge light and dark areas of a subject to... more...

This expertly written, hands-on guide demonstrates something that more and more watercolorists are discovering for themselves — that acrylics can do everything watercolor paints can do, and much more! Beginning painters will find in this clearly written, profusely illustrated text expert advice on painting and equipment, along with step-by-step coverage of papers and other painting surfaces, colors and mediums; and descriptions of... more...

The Oiling Painting Book - Wendon Blake / Paintings by George Cherepov Watson - Guptill Publications New York Copyright 1979, First Printing 1978

Beautifully illustrated, easy-to-follow guide features 32-page color section demonstrating use of colors in landscapes and showing development of 7 varied landscape paintings by brilliant landscapist George Cherepov. Other sections offer expert advice about basic techniques, composition, lighting, special problems, more. 63 color and 54 black-and-white illustrations. Introduction.


Profusely illustrated volume provides thorough exposition of fundamental stages in executing a figure drawing — from simple standing and seated figures to more complex ones: bending, kneeling, twisting and crouching figures. Over 175 illustrations accompany demonstrations, showing how to establish major forms, refine lines for increased accuracy, more.

Watercolorists paint more landscapes than any other subject. The ideal medium for capturing the drama and beauty of fall foliage, shadows on snowbanks, and rapidly moving cloud formations, watercolors encourage painters to work with speed and spontaneity. This easy-to-follow guide, enhanced with 122 illustrations (including 60 in full color), contains all the information artists need to paint a... more...

Beautifully illustrated guide offers portrait painters a wealth of detailed, practical advice and valuable insights on how to handle oil paint. Discusses drying time and basic techniques; planning, composing and lighting the portrait; oil sketching and drawing with pencil, charcoal, and chalk. Generously enhanced with over 120 illustrations, including 57 in full color.

A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits. In just eighty pages, author Wendon Blake covers all the basics, from papers and pencils to drawing eyes, nose, mouth, ears, and head from every angle. Drawings by artist John Lawn illustrate each point clearly, making it easy to master the basics and move on to conveying expression and emotion. Ten “demonstrations”... more...