The Painter's Methods and Materials

The Painter's Methods and Materials

A.P. Laurie
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Author:  A.P. Laurie
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  250
Publisher:  Dover Publications Inc.
Year:  1968
ISBN:  9780486218687

Based on intensive study of paintings by the great masters, this volume covers techniques for painting on wood panels, paper, walls, and canvas. It explores the use of watercolors, balsams, resins, turpentine, varnishes, waxes, sizings, and various oils. Additional topics include light refraction, prismatic effects, and cleaning and preservation of pictures. 48 full-page plates.