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The painter's handbook : a complete reference

Author: Mark David Gottsegen
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expandedView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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This book is intended to be a guide through the maze of basic information about some of the traditional and nontraditional painting materials and processes.
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Title: The painter's handbook : a complete reference /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Mark David Gottsegen
ISBN: 0823034968; 9780823034963
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-341) and index.
Content: Basic tools and equipment for the artist -- Supports -- Sizes and grounds -- Binders -- Solvents and thinners -- Varnishes, balsams, driers, preservatives, and retarders -- Pigments -- Making your own paints -- Oil paints -- Water-thinned paints -- Temperas -- Encaustic -- Pastel -- Synthetic binders -- Mural paints and techniques -- Picture protection -- Conservation and restoration.
Description: 357 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic tools and equipment for the artist -- Supports -- Sizes and grounds -- Binders -- Solvents and thinners -- Varnishes, balsams, driers, preservatives, and retarders -- Pigments -- Making your own paints -- Oil paints -- Water-thinned paints -- Temperas -- Encaustic -- Pastel -- Synthetic binders -- Mural paints and techniques -- Picture protection -- Conservation and restoration.
Responsibility: Mark David Gottsegen ; with illustrations by the author.
Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gottsegen, Mark David. Painter's handbook. New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006 (OCoLC)607837244
Year: 2006.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2005938966; National Library: 013455918
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: ND1500; Dewey No.: 751
OCLC No.: 65518868

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This book is intended to be a guide through the maze of basic information about some of the traditional and nontraditional painting materials and processes.
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