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How Turner painted : materials & techniques

Townsend, Joyce H.2019
Books, Manuscripts
This authoritative visual guide to the artistic materials and painting techniques of J. M. W. Turner brings to life the skills of one of the world’s greatest artists. Details of his watercolours and oil paintings, usually only available to small numbers of museum professionals, and an experienced artist’s recreation of his core painting processes, combine with in-depth research into Turner’s use of new materials to give unique insights into his creative processes.
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London : Thames & Hudson, 2019.©2019.
168 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm.
"With over 200 illustrations."Includes bibliographical references and index.
Foreword / Nicola Moorby -- Introduction: An artist ahead of his time -- One. Innovative ways of using watercolour -- Two. Making oil paint do everything Turner wanted: Modified paint media -- Three. Finished paintings and 'Varnishing days' -- Four. Turner's toolkit: Processes for creating a composition -- Five. Paintboxes, palettes and colours in an industrial age -- Six. Working like Turner: A contemporary artist's perspective / Tony Smibert -- Seven. Changes in appearance with time: Appreciating Turner today.
9780500294833 (paperback)
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