The Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Techniques and Materials

CompGuide Phaidon Press

The range of materials and equipment available to the artist has greatly increased in recent years, whether the chosen medium is water-colours or oils.gouache or tempera. pastels or acrylics. So has the choice of drawing tools. papers and print-making equipment. Now, a panel of working artists have combined their knowledge and experience in this unique, highly-illustrated manual.Each of the principal contributors is a recognized practitioner in his own field, and the panel was assembled by Colin Hayes, Reader in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London.

Contributing Editors:

Colin Hayes is a Member of the Royal Academy and his paintings are in the collections of the British Council and the Arts Council. His books include The Grammar of Drawing; Renoir; Stanley Spencer and Rembrandt: The Woman Taken in Adultery.

Michael Pope is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the London College of Printing.

Leonard Rosoman RA was an official military artist in the Second W orId War. He has exhibited at the Lincoln Center. the State University of New York, and the Fine Art Society.

Stan Smith has exhibited with The London Group, at the Royal Academy.

Guy Roddon has works in the National Portrait Gallery. and Lambeth Palace.

David Tindle works predominantly in tempera and is an Associate of the Royal Academy.

Brian Thomas a Rome Scholar in Mural Painting is an expert in fresco and stained glass. He has 16 windows in St Paul's Cathedral. and a further six in Westminster Abbey.

John Griffiths specializes in illustration with work for London Transport, the BBC.

Aliststair Grant is Senior Tutor in Print-Making at the Royal College of Art. .

James Trimble is Technical Instructor at the Royal College of Art.

Graham Cooper produced the Arts Council documentary exhibition Painting the Town, and specialises in murals.

Caroline Villers Courtauld Institute of Art, her speciality is conservation, and is interested is Medieval and Renaissance Techniques.