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A Manual of Oil Painting

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This republication of the third edition (1889) of John Collier's classic text offers a fascinating and informative glimpse into the academic oil painting tradition of the late nineteenth century. Includes instructions for painting from life using the "sight-size" method, advice on choosing the proper paints and mediums, as well as in-depth discussions of subject matter, co ...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published August 17th 2006 by Lulu.com (first published August 2006)
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I love it. Good for the ones interested in indirect painting to learn from the master himself. It teaches you a method where you can be your own teacher. It's very practical and also very useful.
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John Collier was a British-born author and screenplay writer best known for his short stories, many of which appeared in The New Yorker from the 1930s to the 1950s. They were collected in a 1951 volume, Fancies and Goodnights, which is still in print. Individual stories are frequently anthologized in fantasy collections. John Collier's writing has been praised by authors such as Anthony Burgess, R ...more
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