Alla Prima

Alla Prima

A Contemporary Guide To Traditional Direct Painting

Book - 2008
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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.
ISBN: 9780823098347
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

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