Contents of the book


The book contains detailed analysis of 37 paintings along with the source material used and the development stages of their production.   Choices that were made, and decisions that were taken, are analysed in terms of planning, selection, composition, colour and media so that the reader can directly relate the information to their own work.


In addition, there are chapters dedicated to the following subjects:

  • Using photographs

  • Collecting all the material

  • Planning the work

  • Composing the picture

  • Using colour

  • Media, materials and equipment