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How to Create Light in Your Paintings: The Artist's Guide to Using Tone Effectively

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A professional artist uses his own and others' work to teach painters how to master the all-important aspect of light-how the eye perceives it and how to duplicate its effects. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of images in six of the most popular media, from oil paint to egg tempera, this essential course demonstrates how to capture the glare of sun on water, the play of ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 28th 2005 by New Holland
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LemontreeLime
Dec 15, 2012 LemontreeLime rated it liked it
Good examples. Deep thoughts about tone and color, and how when and where to use it/them. So much easier to say than do.
Dawn Herring
I am loving this book. The explanation of tone with black and white and with color is very understandable. It's a fascinating read so far.
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I feel like this book was just an excuse to look at his paintings. Didn't learn anything.
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