Complete Artist's Manual: The Definitive Guide to Materials and Techniques for Painting and Drawing

Author(s): Simon Jennings

Art and Design

The definitive artist's reference guide and comprehensive sourcebook of art materials and painting techniques, now available in a modern paperback edition.

The Complete Artist's Manual covers all the elements of painting and drawing from materials to techniques, colour composition and media - the ultimate artist's bible.

In addition, it contains a structured painting course with simple exercises developing into more advanced projects, with demonstrations by well-known practising artists who share their experience and expertise with the reader.

Contents includes;


Drawing and painting media

Drawing and sketching

Painting techniques

Colour and composition

What to paint - getting started

The artist's studio

Glossary and directory

The Complete Artist's Manual is visually rich and exciting, practical and comprehensive - no artist's studio should be without it.


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' A work of art in itself' The Artist magazine

Simon Jennings trained at the Royal College of Art, London and has been a visiting lecturer at a number of leading art schools. He has conceived and designed many books on art and design, including Collins Artist's Manual and Collins Artist's Colour Manual.

General Fields

  • : 9780007528110
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : 1.218
  • : October 2013
  • : 246mm X 189mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Simon Jennings
  • : Paperback
  • : Dec-13
  • : English
  • : 751.4
  • : 400
  • : Illustrationsstrations