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Painting Still Life in Oils [Paperback]

Adele Wagstaff
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3 Jan 2012
Still life painting is an exciting genre, which allows the artist to explore colour, shape and form using as many or as few objects as they like. A still life can be quiet, tranquil and contemplative in mood, or be a celebration of pure colour and expression.

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd (3 Jan 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847973132
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847973139
  • Product Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.8 x 1.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 180,804 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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""T""his guide covers everything readers need to know to create successful still-life oil paintings." --"Library Journal

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Adele Wagstaff is a practising artist who divides her time between the studio and teaching painting courses. When painting she is concerned with the portrayal of the tranquil and contemplative qualities of still life arrangements and her sitters, a process which verges on the meditative. Her work is held in collections across the UK and is exhibited regularly.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Super! 4 Feb 2014
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I am an artist who has been drawing and painting for the past 55 years and can thoroughly recommend this book to artist of any ability.
It's one of those books which is a delight to read and combines practical advice and instruction with an in depth insight into a sound grasp of painting in general and still life in particular.
You don't come across books of this standard very often but when you do it really is worth buying a copy and this one is by my side as I write.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good one for the library 17 April 2012
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An excellent reference book. Clearly the author is a master of the genre. The book is informative and an excellent instruction guide in oil painting.
A high standard of materials has been used in the publication.
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent Chapter on colour 26 Jun 2014
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Excellent book on all aspects of painting with useful exercises to help you practise. Particularly useful information on palette management and colour mixing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely approach to Still Life 28 May 2014
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I liked this book for a couple of reasons. Ms. Wagstaf talks about some of the artists who have inspired her and introduced me to artists I wasn't familiar with. I love her quiet, simple art made up of things important to her. Her work seemed beautiful and unique to me.
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