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Aimed at artists, art historians, and everyone interested in portraiture, this technique is examined througha series of projectsThe sight-size portrait method, in which the artist stands back at a distance to view the picture and sitter side by side and to scale, is examined in this practical book. Painter NicholasBeerdemonstrates the technique in a series of projects that ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Crowood Press
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I'm not an oil painter, I fear, so much of this book was lost on me. Nevertheless, it has taught me much about the methods of the classical portrait artists. Should I reach so far as to begin painting, this book should have stood me in good stead.