Complete with an Introduction by James Gurney, this guide introduces not only the techniques of oil painting used in the Royal Academy but also the underlying principles of figure drawing.
A series of images by the Old Masters includes 32 pages in full color, featuring paintings from the Italian, Dutch, Spanish, French, and British schools. "A masterly exposition." — Liverpool Daily Post.
8.5 x 5.5 inches, 280 pages, softcover, black and white with a color section of key images referenced in the text. Title page signed by introduction author James Gurney.