Books

THE FOLLOWING ARE FREE ONLINE BOOKS WORTH READING:

The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour - Alfred East

The Practice of Oil Painting and of Drawing as Associated with it

Light and Water - Montagu Montagu-Pollock

The American Drawing Book

The Practice of Painting

Landscape Painting - Birge Harrison

The art of landscape painting in oil colours - W. Williams

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE INFORMATIVE AND INSPIRATIONAL BOOKS:

Glazing - Wilcox

Painters of Faith - Veith

Color and Light - James Gurney

Classical Drawing Atelier - Juliette Aristides

Classical Painting Atelier - Juliette Aristides

The Practice & Science of Drawing -Harold Speed

The Artistic Anatomy of Trees - Rex Vicat Cole

The Book of Clouds - John A. Day

Pieter Claesz - Master of Haarlem Still Life - National Gallery of Art Washington

Art in the Making - Rembrandt - The National Gallery

Velasquez - -The Technique of Genious - Jonathan Brown & Carmen Garrido

Oil Painting Secrets of a Master - Linda Cateura

An Artist Teaches - Reflections on the Art of painting - David Leffel

Oil Painting Techniques and Materials - Harold Speed

The Materials of the Artist - Max Doerner

The Art of Thomas Aquinas Daly - Thomas Aquinas Daly

Painting Natures Quiet Places - Thomas Aquinas Daly

Carlson's guide to Landscape Painting

Problem Solving for Oil Painters - Gregg Kreutz

Kindred Spirits, Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape - Linda S. Ferber (Brooklyn Museum)

Hudson River School Visions, The Landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford - Kevin J. Avery and Franklin Kelly (Metropolitan Museum)

Frederic Church - John K. Howat

Close Observation, Selected Oil Sketches by Frederic E. Church - Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.

The Painted Sketch - American Impressions from Nature 1830-1880 - Eleanor Jones Harvey (Dallas Museum of Art)

Alla Prima - Richard Schmid

Composition of Outdoor Painting (2005) by Edgar Payne