Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications; 1st edition (1977)
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Size: 6.2 MB
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casual, delicate, psychologically revealing work of individuals are the valuable concentration of the paintings of Burt Silverman, the most well-known realist painters in the USA. during this lavishly illustrated publication, Silverman describes how he paints haunting pics and figures in oil, watercolor, and pastel and indicates how he handles each one medium in a sequence of step by step demonstrations with approximately each step reproduced in complete colour. the writer starts off with a short, interesting account of his fight to accomplish a private type and make his mark as a realist painter...at a time while the galleries and the artwork press have been ruled by way of summary portray. He then describes his studio setup, fabrics, and techniques for portray in oil, watercolor, and pastel. He explains how he develops is pictorial rules; tells how he usually paints a chain of interrelated photos to discover a subject matter; and is refreshingly frank in his self-criticism, his successes and his disasters. In seven step by step demonstrations, with every one proven in full-page measurement, the reader has closeups of the artist portray stories of figures on a seashore and a self-portrait in oil; figures reviews and a kin portrait in pastel; and a portrait and a determine in an architectural surroundings in watercolor.