Joy to the World

Joy to the World

Painting Holiday Heirlooms

Book - 2001
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With these nine step-by-step projects from renowned decorative painter John Gutcher, readers will learn how to paint their favorite Christmas themes, including Santas, angels, elves and more, on everything from glittering ornaments to festive albums. Giving them the flexibility to paint in either acrylics or oils, John provides plenty of practical guidance for choosing supplies, mixing colors, creating values, and mastering the basics of portrait painting. He even makes learning those tricky details simple with special tips for painting fur, richly textured clothing and realistic flesh tones. * Holiday themes are extremely popular among decorative painters * Includes 9 fun, fabulous step-by-step projects * Perfect for holiday gifts! * Includes detailed instruction in the basics of portraiture John Gutcher is one of the most popular and beloved artists and teachers in the decorative painting field. He has appeared as a guest artist on the TV series Home Decorating Workshop and on the PBS series Perfect Palette. He was a featured artist in North Light's Best of Decorative Painting and he has been published in all the decorative painting magazines, including Decorative Artist's Workbook. He lives in Tampa, Florida.
Publisher: Cincinnati : North Light Books, c2001.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9781581801057
Branch Call Number: 751/.4/Gut 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill. (chiefly col.). --
Alternative Title: Painting holiday heirlooms


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