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The PDF documents below can be downloaded and distributed with source and author given credit.
  • "Bouguerau at Work" by Mark Walker..................................www.artrenewal.org

  •  "The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst....................www.artrenewal.org

  • "Beginning Life Painting" by Raphael Di Luzio....................www.area051.org

  • "Creative Illustration" by Andrew Loomis...................http://basangpanaginip.blogspot.com/search/label/downloads

  • "Successful Drawing" by Andrew Loomis.....................http://basangpanaginip.blogspot.com/search/label/downloads

SUPPLIES
Art supplies and their respective links

Garrett Copal..................................................About the finest handmade copal medium to be found
Gamar Varnish...................................Used by the National Gallery of Art for restoration of paintings
Gel Maroger's Painting Medium.............................................................Excellent oil painting medium
Brushes & Easels..................................................................Quality choices for both and good prices
Frames...............................................................................Good selection, excellent prices & shipping
Old Holland Oils.........................................Premier quality oil paints (found at most art supply shops)
Printer Inks & Papers.................................................Name brand printer supplies at discount prices

Below are documents (MS Word) pertaining to oil paints, mediums & solvents

"Drying Oils & Mediums" ...................................................................................................http://www.sanders-studios.com
"Resins & Varnishes"...............................................................................................................http://www.sanders-studios.com
"Pigment Chemistry"................................................................................................................http://www.sanders-studios.com
"Mediums"............................................................................................................................................http://www.studioproducts.com
"Rules on Solvents".....................................................................................................................http://www.fineportraitsinoil.com


Recommended Art Books

Alla Prima: Everything I Know About Painting by Richard Schmid....................................................amazon.com
Problem Solving for Oil Painters  by Gregg Kreutz...........................................................................amazon.com
Bridgman's Life Drawing  by George Bridgeman...............................................................................amazon.com
How to Paint Like the Old Masters by Joseph Sheppard...................................................................amazon.com
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