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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Art Materials

Sidaway, Ian (Book - 2000)
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Featuring visual examples of oils, watercolor, termera, charcoal, ink, pastels, collage and acrylics. The pros, cons and general characteristics of hundreds of different art supplies are detailed in this invaluable resource. From how materials are made to what they cost, artists will find quick, reliable answers to all their questions, including: which brushes and surfaces work best with various media? What's the best way to frame and conserve work? Can different media be mixed together effectively? Which varnishes are appropriate for different types of media?
Authors: Sidaway, Ian
Title: Everything you ever wanted to know about art materials
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : North Light, c2000
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ian Sidaway
Notes: "A quarto book."
Contents: Drawing media
Dry pastels
Oil pastels and paint sticks
Watercolor and gouache
Airbrushing and spray painting
Auxiliary equipment
Preservation and conservation
Alternate Title: Art materials
ISBN: 1581800827
Branch Call Number: 702.8 S568e 2000
Subject Headings: Art Technique Artists' materials
Topical Term: Art
Artists' materials
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