"100 Things Every Artist Should Know" Book by Walter Foster
This broad book aims to equip and inspire beginners with fundamental art knowledge, as well as provide a refresher course for more experienced artists. What's the best way to stretch watercolor paper? What basic materials do I need to start oil painting? How can I use color to create mood in my paintings? Readers can find answers to these questions and many more in this book. Readers can discover or re-discover essential concepts, tips and techniques distilled into a collection of 100 instructional entries, from lessons on value and color theory to helpful shortcuts.