List of subjects

Index of Subjects

A

acrylic paint
acrylic (painting with)
alum
animals - general descriptions

B

blocking-in a painting
bridges, jetties and boats
brushes - caring for watercolour brushes
brushes - oil painting
brushes - watercolour
bulldog clips

C

canvas (see supports for paintings)
canvas board
canvas - stretching and priming
carnivores and marsupials
cast shadows
charcoal
chiaroscuro
classical composition
cleaning brushes
cleaning paintings
collage
colour harmony
colour - in composition
colour mixing exercises - materials
colour mixing exercises - practical
colour perception
colour study (pastel)
conté
contrapposto
contrast
copyright

D

dammar varnish
drawing a tonal still-life
drawing basic shapes
dipper
draperies - drawing
drawing boards
drawing paper (for pastel)
drawing the human body

E

easel
eraser
Egyptian figure painting

F

facial expressions
false attachments
felt-tip and ballpoint pens
fixatives for pastel drawings
flesh colours
flowers - drawing and painting
foliage
form and distance
foreshortening - animals
foreshortening - human
foreshortening the face
formalin
fur

G

glass - how to draw
gouache (about)
gouache (painting with)
graphite sticks

H

hatching and shading
horizon (in perspective drawing)

I

impasto
inconsistent perspective
Indian, Chinese and other inks

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J, K

keeping mixed paint
kneadable eraser

L

. linseed oil
labelling (on paint tubes)

M

materials for coloured drawing
materials for tonal drawing
metal - how to draw
mixed media
mixing colours
mixing paint - using your palette
mixing tones
monoprints
movement - animals
muddy colours

N, O

observing colours
observing tonal areas
oil paint (painting with)
oil paint - what colours to buy first
oil paint - what you need first
oil pastels

P

painting medium
painting shadows
painting support (descriptions)
palette knife
palette - for oil painting
palette - for watercolour
palette - wet palette for acrylic paint
pastel painting - colour study
pastels (description)
pencils
pencils - sharpening
pen and ink
pen and nib
pen and wash drawing
pens - felt-tip and ballpoint
permanence - archival materials
perspective - simple
perspective - two-point
photographs - used as reference
picture plane
pigments
plane break
primary colours - additive and subtractive mixing
proportions - animals
proportions of the head
proportions - human

Q, R

reed pens
repoussoir
retouching varnish

S

shading and hatching
sharpening pencils
simple (one vanishing point) perspective
simultaneous contrast
size and scale

sloping surfaces
static points
supports for paintings

T

technical problems in oil painting
three vanishing points
tonal scale
tracing and enlarging Pictures
turpentine - what to buy
turpentine - in painting medium
two point perspective

U, V

vanishing point
vanishing point outside the picture area
vanishing trace
varnishing paintings
viewfinder - cardboard

W

warm and cool colours
wash drawing
watercolour brushes
watercolour palette
watercolour paper
wax resist

X, Y, Z


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