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Painting classical still lifes. Covers principles of composition, the initial drawing, and oil painting by laying in a series of colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 50

Getting started in oil painting. (1) First experimental canvas of six squares demonstrates what paint can do. (2) Setting up and painting a still life. (3) Painting a landscape. Includes tips on some limited palettes to try.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 68

Three still-life artists describe their use of oil, watercolor and pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 28

Turning up the glow in oils. An unconventional method for painting egg tempera fortified with oxgall directly into wet oils to create still life paintings with lifelike textures.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 60

Reading the light. The use of chiaroscuro lighting (a classical approach using a single light source) to create drama in still-life oil paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 60

Get a feel for fabric. Understanding the nuances of draped fabric that add texture to oil portraits and still lifes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1997 (v.14#12) pg. 61

Seven steps to deeper still lifes. Learn to use techniques of aerial perspective to produce deeper, more dramatic oil still lifes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 41

Strengthening reality with oil. How to add character-producing things to enhance the "realness" of a cityscape or still life.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 52

Finishing touches. Advice on adding highlights to an oil still life painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1999 (v.16#10) pg. 70

Brushing up on oils. The fundamentals of oil painting are explored in a still-life scene of two books leaning against a jug holding artist's brushes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 50, 37

Cookie Baker's bread box. Front of wooden bread box is painted in oils with a still life of a rolling pin, cookie cutter, cookie dough and flour, and a box of baking soda on a wooden table top.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 34, 37

Wrapped in Cornstalks still-life with a pumpkin, birdhouse and candlestick is painted using oils on a framed Masonite panel.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 48, 36

Autumn still life with pumpkins, sunflower and a crock to paint in oils on an insert for a wall-hung corner cupboard.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1998 (v.25#4) pg. 56, Insert

"Roses on the Table/Blue Enchantment" still-life oil painting features an old kerosene lamp, books and roses. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #104 May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 28

Pitcher, Pots and Daisies painting (12"x24") to render in alkyd or oils. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #118 Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 6, Insert