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An introduction to painting portraits : style, composition, proportion, mood, light / Rosalind Cuthbert.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 751.45 CUT INT (Text) 34207001057117 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 078581454X
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Quintet Book."
Includes index.
Summary, etc.: All the basics are covered in this down-to-earth practical approach. Includes information needed to capturing a good likeness, from understanding proportion and developing fluency to selecting the right medium. Step-by-step demonstrations accompany the text, where different media are explained in detail, giving examples of what to use to create specific effects. Also, there is valuable advice on the use of photographs for reference, on self-portraiture, and that acid test of the portrait painter, the commission process.
Subject: Portrait painting > Technique.

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