Portrait painting is inherently difficult and requires a unique understanding of and sensitivity to the sitter. This practical book considers the historical context of portrait painting and its contemporary practice. Written by a professional portrait painter, it describes the intricacies of making a portrait not just for the technically minded but also for those who are interested in a painter's perspective on the role and importance of portraiture.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages, 180 colour illustrations
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/10/2011
- Category: Painting & art manuals
- ISBN: 9781847972644