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Alla Prima: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Direct Painting Hardcover – 1 Mar 2009

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.; 1 edition (1 Mar. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0823098346
  • ISBN-13: 978-0823098347
  • Product Dimensions: 23.7 x 1.8 x 28.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 customer reviews
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About the Author

Al Gury chairs the painting department at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where he also teaches drawing. Gury exhibits his work at the F.A.N. Gallery and has shown at the National Academy of Design in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and numerous other galleries and museums around the country. He is the author of Alla Prima: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Direct Painting and Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



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