This book..."is a definitive handbook, a complete step-by-step guide for exploring the astonishing painting possibilities with polymer media--the most versatile media the artist has had at his disposal during the entire history of art.
All the various polymer materials are fully explained here and the reader is instructed one step at a time how to achieve the many techniques that can be realized. Covered are watercolor, casein, oil-like applications, textural painting, mixed media, collage, printing techniques, fabric design, three-dimensional painting, and sculpture. The book is not confined in esthetic style; it includes all schools of art from Expressionism, Op and Pop, Hard Edge, Primary Structure, and Magic Realism to the traditional. These areas are taken up in detail and illustrated with works by foremost artists of today, accompanied by each artist's own explanation of his personal approach and technical procedure.
Ninety illustrations. Eleven in full-color.
DETAILS & CONDITION
Binding: Softcover book
Copyright: None given
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold
Numbered pages: 108
Dimensions in inches: Approx. 6 1/2 x 7 3/4
Covers show surface rubbing and edge and corner wear. Covers and pages are lightly tanned, with darker tanning in the margins. Some foxing present as well. 2.25 written in ink in the upper right corner of the title page. A few pages are creased at the corner. A few random, small soiled spots on a few of the pages. Nothing which interferes at all with the readability of the text. No underlining or highlighting. Binding is tight.