Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports: A Practical Guide To Drawing And Painting Surfaces -- From Canvas And Paper To Textiles And Woods by Elizabeth T. GilbertArtist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports: A Practical Guide To Drawing And Painting Surfaces -- From Canvas And Paper To Textiles And Woods by Elizabeth T. Gilbert

Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports: A Practical Guide To Drawing And Painting Surfaces -- From…

byElizabeth T. GilbertContribution byCandice Bohannon, Barbara Polc

Paperback | March 5, 2019

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Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports explores a wide range of drawing and painting surfaces and the unique effects they have on a variety of media.

The surface you draw or paint on impacts everything in your artwork, from its texture and brightness to color and durability. Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports covers the drawing and painting surfaces and supports that all artists should know. With this art book, you'll learn the basics and finer points of working on: 
  • Canvas
  • Paper
  • Panels
  • Textiles
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Stone 
You'll also learn useful tips and techniques for preparing supports to receive media, see how to work with different media on each support, and discover the most effective way to protect your finished artwork.

Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports is packed with visual examples, step-by-step tutorials, and demonstrations on the practical aspects of working with graphite and colored pencils;charcoal and pastel;and watercolor, acrylic, and oilpaints. With this reference guide that no artist's library should be without, you can also learn how each support will take a medium.

The Artist Toolbox series presents practical reference guides designed for beginning artists interested in fully understanding the focus and function of essential art tools of the trade.
A lifelong lover of the arts, Elizabeth T. Gilbert earned a BA in English from the University of San Diego in 2003, where she also studied art and anthropology. Elizabeth spent the next eight years as an editor, a writer, and an in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing. In 2009, she co-authored The Daily Book of Art (Walter Foster ...
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Title:Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports: A Practical Guide To Drawing And Painting Surfaces -- From…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 0.38 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 6.5 × 0.38 inPublished:March 5, 2019Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633226085

ISBN - 13:9781633226081

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Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supportsexplores a wide range of drawing and painting surfaces and the unique effects they have on a variety of media.The surface you draw or paint on impacts everything in your artwork, from its texture and brightness to color and durability.Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supportscovers the drawing and paintingsurfaces and supports that all artists should know. With this art book, you'll learn the basics and finer points of working on:CanvasPaperPanelsTextilesMetalGlassStoneYou'll also learn useful tips and techniques for preparing supports to receive media, see how to work with different media on each support, and discover the most effective way to protect your finished artwork.Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supportsis packed with visual examples, step-by-step tutorials, and demonstrations on the practical aspects of working withgraphite and colored pencils;charcoal and pastel;andwatercolor, acrylic, and oilpaints.With this reference guide that no artist's library should be without, you can also learn how each support will take a medium.The Artist Toolbox series presents practical reference guides designed for beginning artists interested in fully understanding the focus and function of essential art tools of the trade.