Learn how use oil paints with this clear and simple guide. Accomplished artist and teacher Norman Long explains all the basics and shows you how to master this versatile, vibrant medium so you can produce beautiful paintings full of life and color.
Oils has a handy front section covering all the practical stuff, from choosing the right materials to essential techniques.
10 step-by-step tutorials each broken down into key stages
range of subject matter from still life to landscapes to figures
clear step-by-step photography and instructions
includes special features on painting people, painting outdoors and composition
tips and practical advice to help make the most of your paints
Norman Long BA, MAFA studied at Blackpool and Fylde College, Newcastle University and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In addition to over thirteen solo shows, his work has featured in distinguished group exhibitions in the USA and throughout the UK, including the BP Portrait Award. He is the winner of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters' de Laszlo Award and Artist and Illustrator's Artist of the Year 2013.