Painter's Handbook: Revised and Expanded
Mark David GottsegenISBN: 0823034968;
? Fully revised to address the newest materials and the latest health issues ? Dozens of make-it-yourself recipes for paints, pastels, varnishes, and more ? Expert author is chairman of ASTM committee on art materials Much more than just another guide to artists' materials, The Painter's Handbook is an amazingly useful resource, with information on everything from the canvas up: the canvas itself, plus paper, sizes and grounds, pigments and binders, solvents and thinners, varnishes and preservatives. Dozens of step-by-step recipes for make-it-yourself paints, pastels, varnishes, gessoes, sizes, supports, and equipment take this indispensable guide way beyond the competition. Authoritatively written by Mark David Gottsegen, chair of the federal government's ASTM committee on artist's materials, the revised Painter's Handbook considers the enormous changes in the art-materials world since the first edition was published in 1993. New materials, new health...
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