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Drawing and Painting

Materials and Techniques for Contemporary Artists

Kate Wilson

£19.95

A comprehensive reference covering an extensive range of painting and drawing styles

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Overview

Bursting with practical techniques, engaging artist profiles and inspirational galleries, Drawing and Painting combines an authoritative approach with a contemporary aesthetic guaranteed to appeal to all artists.

The book’s up-to-date approach is a far cry from the dry instructions and dated artwork that feature in more traditional art books. In contrast to other, project-orientated titles, Drawing and Painting places the emphasis on the techniques themselves, encompassing drawing, sketching and a range of painting styles.

From pen and ink to oils and acrylics, specially commissioned photography and artwork accompanies step-by-step techniques, while profiles of contemporary artists provide insight into various working methods, materials and techniques.

Acknowledging the growing interest in digital tools as a medium, information is provided throughout the book on how effects can be created using Smart Pens, tablets and apps.

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Reviews

'A brilliantly unconventional guidebook that is perfect for artists in search of something a little bit different'
Artists and Illustrators

'A refreshingly grounded book covering all aspects of the traditional practices of drawing and painting … well-produced and packed full of information, this is a must for any artist’s shelf'
Leisure Painter

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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 26.0 x 22.8 cm

Extent: 288 pp

Publication date: 30 March 2017

ISBN: 9780500293164

About the Author

Kate Wilson studied at Winchester School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. She is a winner of several awards, and received an André de Segonzac scholarship. Her work has been exhibited throughout the UK, including at the National Portrait Gallery.