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Alla Prima II Companion

Richard Schmid's Materials, Tools and Techniques

By Katie Swatland

Format: Paperback

SKU# T6282

If you loved Richard Schmid's Alla Prima II - Expanded Edition, this companion volume is a must-have!

Join Katie Swatland and Richard Schmid in this exploration of all the nuances of creating successful paintings. You'll learn the importance of a quality working surface and how to customize it to suit your needs, and the demands of your subjects. Explore how to handle pigment washes to achieve color harmony in your paintings. Understand the considerations involved in choosing a palette, and discover ways to create and maintain it to ensure clean, beautiful color. Read about brushes and brushwork exercises you can practice to assist in achieving mastery over them. You'll find this and much more in the much-anticipated Alla Prima II Companion book.

You'll love the Alla Prima II Companion if:

  • You have Alla Prima or the new Alla Prima II - Expanded Edition
  • Your painting has improved with Richard Schmid's other books
  • You want to improve your paintings and learn Richard's materials & processes

A Special Message From Katie Swatland

I am filled with excitement to share this book with you. The past five years have been spent researching, documenting, studying, and compiling this extensive information on the technical details behind the processes that go into the creation of paintings. This book is a celebration. Contained within its pages are the discoveries, experiences, and contributions Richard has nurtured over a lifetime dedicated to the art of painting. May these intimate details of creative expression serve to assist you in your artistic endeavors as you make your own discoveries and contributions—carrying forward and building upon the Great Library of Knowledge. - Katie Swatland 2014

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Learn more about the new Alla Prima II - Expanded Edition, available now in the North Light Shop

SKU T6282
Author/Speaker/Editor Katie Swatland
Format Paperback
Number Of Pages 264
$75.00

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