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Studies the techniques of sixteen great painters of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, quoting extensively from their writings and examining masterworks in detail...

Title : Painting Methods of the Impressionists
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ISBN : 0823037118
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Watson Guptill 2nd edition September 1, 1983
Number of Pages : 160 pages
File Size : 985 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Painting Methods of the Impressionists Reviews

  • John F.
    2018-11-14 15:14

    I've owned, read or borrowed probably every book of "Impressionist techniques" out there. If you get only one book, this should be the one. This is not a silly "how-to" book. Beautifully researched and written by a working artist with insights and details that only a fellow painter can uncover and bring to life. It's not just about impressionist painting -it's about painting -and the artistic process-in general. Highly recommended.

  • C. Cook
    2018-10-28 17:24

    The best descriptions i've ever read of each artist's intent, view,and technique. From the way each viewed what he saw to how he translated that to capture it on the canvas. Very enlightening. Not all impressionists had the same motivations or vision. One cannot do anything but copy them without an understanding of how they saw and felt what they painted.

  • dakco
    2018-11-13 17:10

    Very nice book. Photos aren’t so great but lots to read! I haven’t dove into reading it yet but looks like I’ll learn a lot!

  • Art Lover
    2018-11-10 21:15

    Excellent advice on a painterly method inspired by the Impressionist style. Very inspiring.

  • Ted Epand
    2018-10-23 19:22

    I'm still trying to read it. Lots of info, a little dry. I like when they put the actual palettes that the artists's used. As a painter, that appeals to me.

  • Dira
    2018-10-25 18:23

    This is a great resource... I learned a lot from this... was required by current class. Glad I bought it!

  • Charla Marchione
    2018-10-28 14:33

    Excellent photography, very interesting and helpful book for artists.

  • Wayne Case
    2018-10-25 20:30

    You can learn a lot from this book. I was after a little more detail on Monet, but he is covered.