Oil

Oil

Landscapes with William Alexander

By William Alexander

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9780929261607, 31pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

Description
In this title, William Alexander invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to re-create a variety of beautiful landscapes in oil. After exploring tools and materials, he explores tips for various oil painting techniques as well as instructions for how to create special effects for landscape elements such as skies, trees, mountains, roads, clouds, and lakes. Following demonstrations that show how to develop an oil painting into a finished work of art using the unique Alexander Wet-on-Wet Technique, aspiring artists will discover how to create a beautiful finished painting in just one sitting. Best of all, you will find a wealth of beautiful landscape paintings to copy and admire.


About the Author
Alexander is Research Engineer, Division of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California-Davis.