First published in 1940, this is the fifth edition of Ralph Mayer's book. It is designed as a reference guide to the materials necessary for the modern artist. Techniques for watercolour, oil and acrylic painting are included.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Ralph Mayer (1895-1979) was a painter and art conservator. Educated as a chemical engineer, he worked in paint manufacture and studied painting at the Art Students League of New York before going on to teach at Columbia University. He founded the Artists Technical Research Institute in 1959. He is best known as the author of The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques (1940), which is still a point of reference for artists today, and he also wrote The Painter's Craft (1948) and A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques (1969).
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Faber and Faber, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. A few small marks to the page edges. Darkened tan to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. Good reading copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005575681
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1991. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0571143318
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003492853
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P020571143318
Book Description Faber & Faber, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000033570