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Art students and amateur painters will find practical advice and instruction in Barron’s brand-new series of Pocket Art Guides. Each Pocket Art Guide is devoted to a specific aspect of painting or drawing, and includes many tips that even experienced professionals will find helpful. These information-packed hardcover books are handy artists’ companions for the reference shelf, and small enough to carry along with art supplies on field trips. All titles feature instructive captioned color illustrations, as well as enlightening notes on how famous artists solved specific problems.
In this title, color illustrations are shown in progress, step-by-step, as they demonstrate different ways to create the illusion of light through vivid color contrasts. Among the examples are paintings by famous artists, including the French master painter, caricaturist, and lithographer Honoré Daumier.
Hardcover / 96 Pages / 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 / 2012