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Problem Solving for Oil Painters: Recognizing What's Gone Wrong and How to Make It Right (Practical Art Books) Finally A Book To Help You Solve All Your Painting Problems Inside You Ll Learn How To Study A Painting And Correct Problematic Areas Study Topics Include Ideas Is There A Good Abstract Idea Underlying The Picture What Details Could Be Eliminated To Strengthen The Composition Does The Painting Have A Focus Are The Unessential Parts Subbordinated Does The Painting Read Could You Finish Any Part Of The Painting Shapes Are The Dominant Shapes As Strong And Simple As Possible Are The Shapes Too Similiar Value Could The Value Range Be Increased Could The Number Of Values Be Reduced Light Is The Subject Effectively Lit Is The Light Area Big Enough Would The Light Look Stronger With A Suggestion Of Burnout Do The Lights Have A Continuous Flow Is The Light Gradiated Shadows Do The Shadow Shapes Describe The Form Are The Shadows Warm Enough Depth Would The Addition Of Foreground Material Deepen The Space Does The Background Recede Far Enough Are The Halftones Properly Related To The Background Solidity Is The Underlying Form Being Communicated Is The Symmetry In Perspective Color Is There A Color Strategy Could A Purer Color Be Used Do The Whites Have Enough Color In Them Are The Colors Overbended On The Canvas Would The Color Look Brighter If It Were Saturated Into Its Adjacent Area Paint Is Your Palette Efficiently Organized Is The Painting Surface Too Absorbent Are You Using The Palette Knife As Much As You Could Are You Painting Lines When You Should Be Painting Masses Are The Edges Dynamic Enough Is There Enough Variation In The Texture Of The Paint



8 thoughts on “Problem Solving for Oil Painters: Recognizing What's Gone Wrong and How to Make It Right (Practical Art Books)

  1. says:

    This is a well written, well presented book with many good illustrations Unfortunately there is too much emphasis on still life, portraiture and figure painting These are, of course, important areas to cover but the book overall is not balanced with sufficient example


  2. says:

    Gregg Kreutz has put together an outstanding book, covering all the principles that make the difference between a presentable painting and a good one.It is clearly defined into different areas to concentrate on such as light, solidity, shadows, etc, all of which are illus


  3. says:

    This is not a how too book, but a very well written book for the artist who is looking for that something that is missing from his her own efforts.The layout is for thinking and absorbing the points the author has constructed in an easily understood way.In short probably one


  4. says:

    well thought through not everybody s taste in painting but he illustrates his points well with concrete examples of what NOT to do so it covers well worn ground with an original approach


  5. says:

    For some reason I felt uncomfortable with the confrontation that all the images are by the author it felt a bit like self publicity BUT I cannot deny that Kreutz is a serious theoretician worthy of anybody s attention and withouth doubt he offers insight that not only gets through bu


  6. says:

    The book itself is presented very nicely but I ve found other books on oil painting informative It is, however, a good book for a beginner to start with, due to it being quite basic.


  7. says:

    Great range of pictures I love his painting style Great range of subjects covered Really this is as much covering all the stuff you would learn in art college as it is problem solving I found it easy to read and dip in and out of The chapters are broken into subjects such as getting the Idea


  8. says:

    Great book my sort of painting will read this several times as I learn.


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