In this innovative approach to Impressionism and its methods, Jonathan Stephenson's instruction enables amateurs the world over to paint like the Impressionists.
Vibrantly illustrated in color throughout, both with well-known works of art and step-by-step examples, the book shows how the masters achieved their diverse effects and how their ideas and styles can be adapted to today's tastes.
Sections on the artists provide fascinating insights into individual techniques: learn how Monet produced his oil color sketches, or how Sisley created his atmospheric landscapes.
With an introduction providing the historical background to Impressionism, and a comprehensive section on artists materials, this is a highly practical book that will appeal both to beginners and more experienced artists, as well as to the many thousands of people inspired by the brilliance and beauty of Impressionist painting.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, 400 illustrations, 362 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/03/2010
- Category: Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism
- ISBN: 9780500238691