The Best of Portrait Painting

The Best of Portrait Painting

Book - 1998
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If the artists in this book have one thing in common, it is their ability to capture the elusive human spirit with their respective mediums - oil, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, gouache and acrylic. By their example, you'll discover ways to: convey personality with expression or attitude, enhance your subject with color, communicate a certain mood or emotion, portray meaning with symbolism, use light to define your subject, describe your subject with a pose or gesture, tell a story with setting or props, and "set the stage" with design and composition. You'll also get insight on using photos, working from life, composing a multiple subject portrait and more.
Publisher: Cincinnati OH : North Light, c1998
ISBN: 9780891348511
0891348514
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ports. ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Wolf, Rachel Rubin 1951-

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