Comments: Moderate cover and page wear from being handled and read. Accessories or dust jacket may be missing. Could be an ex-library copy that will have the stickers and or marking of the library. Some textual or margin notes and possibly contain highlighting.
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Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: F & W Pubns
From à la poupée to Zinc White and everything in between, more than one thousand art definitions and descriptions are detailed here for the reader's benefit. Every art term, technique and material used by the practicing artist is included. Packed with hundreds of photographs, paintings, mini-demos, black & white diagrams and drawings, this is the most comprehensive and visually explicit artist's reference available.Artists will also find sidebars about specific entries and charts for a wealth of interrelated information in one convenient listing. For example, "art movement," includes both the definition and a comprehensive chart listing each individual movement, style and school along with their approximate time periods and insightful descriptions.The Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia will quickly become the artist's most prized reference--supplying the illustrated world of art in one easy-to-reference volume.* A "must have" reference for every artist, beginner to advanced* Entries are laid out in a fashion that's easy to access and understandPhil Metzger is the author of six art instruction books including Perspective Without Pain, and the North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques. He lives in Rockville, Maryland.Metzger, Phil is the author of 'Artists Illustrated Encyclopedia Techniques, Materials and Terms', published 2001 under ISBN 9781581800234 and ISBN 1581800231.
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