The Painter's Handbook
This book on painting materials and techniques has been carefully researchednd contains the most up-to-date information available. Part I covers basicquipment, supports, sizes and grounds, binders, solvents and thinners,arnishes, preservatives, and pigments. Part II discusses the availableaints an artist is likely to use today, procedures for applying homemade andommercial paints, and large-scale mural techniques. Part III examines theifferent means for protecting works of art: varnishing and other surfacerotection, matting and framing, and storage and documentation of works ofrt. Throughout the book are specific safety cautions, detailed referenceables, and boxed "recipes" for making homemade art materials. This book wasriginally published in 1987 by Harper & Row.;The revision providesp-to-the-minute advances in art materials and techniques as well as the mosturrent knowledge available on health hazards in the art environment.
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