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    Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Masters Techniques and Contemporary Applications (Hardback) By (author) Suzanne Brooker, Foreword by Domenic Cretara

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    DescriptionThis is a professional book focused on foundational principles of art and illustrated by old and contemporary masters. It gives serious beginners to professional artists an in-depth understanding of the old masters' unparalleled approach to paint application. It includes ten detailed step-by-step portrait demonstrations. "Portrait Painting Atelier" provides serious artists with a course of instruction that demonstrates in step-by-step detail the old masters' technique of layering paint over a toned-ground surface, a process that builds from the transparent dark areas to the more densely painted lights. In this method, the tone of the ground serves to unify the overall painting as well as optically influencing the thinly applied layers of pigment, creating the effect of a beautiful glow that illuminates the skin tones and achieves a soft blending of colour tones.


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    Title
    Portrait Painting Atelier
    Subtitle
    Old Masters Techniques and Contemporary Applications
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Suzanne Brooker, Foreword by Domenic Cretara
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,179 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780823099276
    ISBN 10: 082309927X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WFA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: AGHF
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ART050040
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    BISAC V2.8: ART020000
    B&T Approval Code: A03505600, A06284050
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 751.45/42
    LC classification: ND1302 .B76 2010
    DC22: 751.4542
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, 195 colour & 25 b/w illus
    Publisher
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    31 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Suzanne Brooker has a BFA, attended, by invitation, the Whitney Museum Independent Study program in New York City and an MFA. She has taught drawing and painting at the Gage Academy of Art in Seatttle, Washington since 1999.