A comprehensive study of icon painting - a one-stop, complete, detailed guide, and fantastic source of reference.
The Techniques of Traditional Icon Painting is a detailed and practical guide focusing on the traditional methods of icon painting and its rich history. This comprehensive book contains all you would ever want to know, from the materials you need and how to prepare a panel to adding inscriptions and finishing off. Image galleries of both professional artists' and students' work are included in this text. Part of the icon’s symbolism is transmitted in the techniques used to create it and this is explored throughout, with in-depth information, step-by-step demonstrations, invaluable advice and many superb examples of finished icon paintings.
Publication: 27 July 2012
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844487943
Size: 216 x 280 mm
|Quantity : Pack||Single|
|Books & DVDs : Subject||General, Art History|
|Books & DVDs : Medium||Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Theory|
|Books & DVDs : Author/Artist||Gilles Weissmann|