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Expressive Oil Painting : An Open Air Approach to Landscapes




Publication Date         2009
Age Display               General
Publisher                   F&W Publications Inc
Author                      George Allen Durkee
Format                      Paperback
Pages                       128
ISBN                         9781600611513


This is a comprehensive oil book for beginners and intermediate oil painters with nine full landscape demos covering value, equipment, work habits, seeing, drawing, colour and composition. It advocates a light-on-the-feet approach that gives artists flexibility to improvise according to the needs of the subject and conditions of the moment. The book encourages readers to paint from the heart rather than straining for product. Its visual appeal will attract and hold the attention of the bookstore browsers.