Making Your Paintings Work by Philip Jamison
Publisher: New York: Watson-Guptill Pub. 1984. 8 1/4 " - 11" tall. 144 pgs.186 color plates 20 black and white illustrations.
The first section of this book focuses on the major components of painting- drawing, color, composition, values, and spatial relationships. The second section concentrates on the painting process itself from selecting a subject through drawing and sketching, making compositional studies, developing an idea through a series of paintings, reworking, experimentation and learning from what other artists have done. Concludes with the author's thoughts on finding one's own way as an artist.New Condition