A Contemporary Guide To Traditional Direct PaintingBook - 2008
Alla Prima is a comprehensive guide to direct painting, characterised by bold, expressive brushwork and a painterly, atmospheric surface. It covers the history of the direct methods in both Europe and America. From there, it includes detailed step-by-step lessons and discussions on drawing structure, broken and smooth brushwork, and colour development.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Pub., c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.