Everything I Know About Painting
By Richard Schmid
ALLA PRIMA is considered one of the most comprehensive art instruction books on the market and a standard in classical art education both in the United States and abroad. Read about talent, skill, confidence, perception, and control. Find out what values and edges are all about, some sound ways of starting, 19 key ideas about color and color harmony, drawing expertly, simplifying composition, the 40 most common problems in painting - and what to do when a painting crashes. Explore these and many other fascinating things that we all need to know to paint the paintings we dream of.
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