The Art School Approach: Still Lifes & Florals

The Art School Approach: Still Lifes & Florals

Still Lifes & Florals

Format: Flexi w/ Concealed Wire-o, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781600582899
Publisher: Walter Foster
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Welcome to art school! This book goes beyond typical step-by-step drawing and painting books and delves into the fundamental framework of art and technique. Readers will feel as though they have their own art tutor as they learn lessons similar to those taught in an entry-level college art course. Topics include composition, perspective, form, value, color and mixing, lighting, and, most importantly, how these concepts relate specifically to still lifes and florals. With design and instructional elements, including chapter outlines, review sections, and “extra credit” exercises, readers will feel more than ready to take the next steps in their art education upon finishing this comprehensive book.

Vanessa Rothe is a classically trained professional artist who has exhibited alongside the nation's top artists. She is a signature member of known art clubs and societies and is an editor at Fine Art Connoisseur magazine. With a painting style that is refined yet accessible for beginning and intermediate artists, she teaches group and private oil painting lessons in California and France. Vanessa earned a business and literature degree with honors from USD and UCI, and she studied fine art at the Laguna College of Art & Design and through internships with artists and ateliers.

Format: Flexi w/ Concealed Wire-o, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781600582899
Illustrations: 180
Size: 8.75 in x 11.67 in / 222 mm x 296 mm

Section 1: Tools & Materials
Section 2: Core Fundamentals
Section 3: Still Lifes
Section 4: Florals
Section 5: Pulling It All Together
Closing Words
Section Review Answers
About the Artist