32 pages, 13.75 × 10.25 × 0.12 in
November 1, 2010
Walter Foster Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1600582044
ISBN - 13: 9781600582042
About the Book
"Setting up a still life -- Toning the canvas -- Depicting textures -- Working from photographs"--Cover.
From the Publisher
Still lifes are particularly rewarding because the artist controls all aspects of the process, from subject selection and placement to scene lighting. In Still Lifes, three accomplished show readers how to approach this specialized genre as they demonstrate how to re-create a number of charming still life paintings in acrylic and oil, step by simple step.
About the Author
Nathan Rohlander's bright, vibrant paintings have been featured in the pages of Esquire and Shuz magazines, on the cover of Coast magazine, in Super Bowl commercials, in numerous television shows, and even in MTV videos. Having graduated with honors and a fine arts degree from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, Nathan is currently working toward a master of fine arts at California State University, Long Beach. Nathan lives and works in Los Angeles, but he has spent considerable time in Europe, South America, and Asia, where he has been able to gain creative inspiration and refine his global perspective. Nathan's work is featured in two Walter Foster Publishing titles: Acrylic: Still Lifes, in the How to Draw and Paint Series; and in The Artist's Source Book: 80 Acrylic Painting References>/i>. Nathan lives in Los Angeles, CA.Tom Swimm has felt an instinctive need to paint since his early childhood. Although he is self-taught, he has long been inspired by the work of Van Gogh, Monet, and Hopper, and he considers these masters his teachers. Tom's first one-man exhibition was at the Pacific Edge Gallery in Laguna Beach, California. His work has also been displayed in several other California galleries, at ArtExpo New York, and at the APPAF Exhibition in Paris, France. His paintings have also appeared on the cover of Skyward Marketing's in-flight magazine in 2001, as well as on the cover of Artist's Magazine in 1992. And Tom's work is currently featured in