Jane Corsellis - Painting In Oils And Watercolor: A Personal View

Jane Corsellis - Painting In Oils And Watercolor: A Personal View

Jane Corsellis - Painting in Oils and Watercolor: A Personal View

What's the key to capturing a subject's essence in your painting? Light--in all its subtle variations. A renowned artist provides instructions for blending color, composition, and painting techniques so you can interpret a host of light effects in your work. A remarkable selection of watercolors and oil paintings presents vivid examples, from extreme close-ups to oversize double-page displays. The same subjects are treated in both watercolor and oil, to illustrate each medium's maximum potential.

From Library Journal
The "Atelier" series by David & Charles continues to offer personal apprenticeships with accomplished artists in book form. Previous entries, such as Trevor Chamberlain, a Personal View: Light and Atmosphere in Watercolor (LJ 11/15/99) and John Yardley, a Personal View: Watercolor (LJ 7/97), were particularly successful. Corsellis is another artist known for a sensitive interpretation of light and mood. What distinguishes this volume, however, is her mastery of both oil and watercolor and her ability to interpret the same subject in each. Thus, each medium informs the other. We're also allowed glimpses into the mind of the artist as she does both oil and watercolor studies before refining her...

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