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A Solid Start in Oil Painting: Still Life by Craig Nelson


A Solid Start in Oil Painting: Still Life
Craig Nelson

Stop staring at blank canvas and start painting. With Craig Nelson's simple method for still life, you'll overcome your hesitation and kick start your career in oil. You'll develop foundation skills, create a path for improvement, and even save money at the art store. You'll build an affordable kit as Craig walks you through essential materials and navigates the pitfalls of store displays. You'll learn to paint vibrant scenes with only four colors and four brushes. This simplified palette lets you focus as you learn to think like an experienced painter. You'll spot the important shapes, shadows, and highlights and learn to fit them all in your composition. Each step builds on the previous one, so you constantly refine your skills. You'll set a comfortable pace for your continuing journey in oil. As Craig says, Start simple, get good, and then worry about jumping to that next level.



Running Time: 1 hr 40 min


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Craig Nelson has been teaching for over 30 years and is currently the director of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco.


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Painting - Beginner
Painting - Oil
Painting - Still Life
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