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Art of Painting Box Set - Contains 4 issues collection

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This Box Set contains 4 issues:
1. Landscape Painting: the definitive Guide - Drawing, Watercolour, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic
2. Portrait Painting - The definitive Guide: Drawing, Watercolour, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic
3. The Essential guide to Mixed Media - The Art of Painting
4. ANIMAL PAINTING - Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Acrylics

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1. Landscape Painting: the definitive Guide - Drawing, Watercolour, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic
Learn all the secrets of Landscape Painting: an exclusive 148-page guide. Discover the fundamentals: Watercolour, pencil, charcoal and how to master drawing the essential elements of a landscape or record your impressions in a sketchbook. Over 250 technical and illustrative photos to help you get to the heart of your subject and perfect your technique. In-depth articles: discover the works of the greatest landscape artists to impress and inspire you!
Undoubtedly one of the earliest subjects - and one that continues to fascinate artists today - landscapes can be found throughout the history of art, and there are as many ways of approaching it as there are artistic sensibilities. For this reason, we wanted to provide you with both a glimpse of the work of the most gifted painters to tackle the subject, and the foundations to enable you, too, to let your imagination loose on canvas or paper.
This inaugural issue of THE ART OF PAINTING will provide you access to a multitude of technical tips and practical advice, bound together in this exclusive 148-page guide.
All the basics explained:
- Skies
- Water reflections
- Palettes
- Marine painting
- Colour mixes
- Light and Shadow
- Perspective
- Winter landscapes…
Plein air painting:
- Create eye-catching paintings
- The perfect tools
- From sketch to finished painting

2. Portrait Painting - The definitive Guide: Drawing, Watercolour, Oil, Pastel, Acrylic
Learn all the best-kept secrets of Portrait Painting in our special guide! In this second issue of The Art of Painting you will learn everything you need to know about painting portraits. 146 pages of advice, step-by-step demos, interviews and sketches to help you to paint captivating and life-like portraits. Whichever technique you prefer, you too can become a portrait maestro thanks to The Art of Painting. Artists include José-Luis Fuentetaja, Wim Verhelst, Shane Wolf and Slawa Prischedko… as well as many others!
Portrait basics:
- Getting the flesh tones right
- Painting with a live model
- Representing the ages of life
- Ethnic portraits- 60 hints and tips showing you the essentials needed to make great works of art, from our team of top art instructors.
Everything you need to know about:
- Realism and resemblance
- Successful portraits
- Facial expressions
- Group and intimate portraits
Some of the great artists of today invite you into their studios and reveal the secrets of their techniques.

3. The Essential guide to Mixed Media - The Art of Painting
The third issue of The Art of Painting will reveal all the hints and tips you need to help you to paint with acrylics and mixed media. 148 pages of advice, step-by-step guides, interviews and sketches to help you to create paintings of any subject. Thanks to The Art of Painting, release your talent so you too can become an expert in acrylics and mixed media.
THE ESSENTIALS OF TECHNIQUE
- Using mediums with acrylic paints : Gel and fluid mediums
- Changing the properties of acrylics with additives
- Creating the unexpected with special effects mediums
- Adding volume with modelling paste
- Varying texture effects with texture gels and mediums
FLOWERS
PORTRAITS
STILL LIFES
LANDSCAPES
URBAN SCENES AND PEOPLE

4. ANIMAL PAINTING - Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Acrylics
30 Artists teach you their technical secrets: Making eyes expressive, Feathers and furs that look more real than life, the right proportions of anatomy… Practice 40 step-by-step demos covering every medium: watercolour, oil, pastel, acrylic, drawing and sculpture.
DISCOVER a portfolio of works by the greatest international animal art masters that’s sure to get your creative juices flowing.
OBSERVE more than 500 informative technical images to help you get into the heart of the subject and perfect your technique.
IMPROVE ore than 200 practical and useful tips to help you improve your technique.
BE INSPIRED: enter into the studios of some of the most renowned animal artists and discover how they work.
INTERVIEWS: Some of the great artists of today: invite you in their studios, and reveal the secrets of their techniques.

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