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is a must-have for anyone interested in fantastic art and traditional oil painting techniques, from the amateur to the professional fine artist.


This unique volume offers invaluable tips for both amateur and professional painters on traditional methods that many schools do not teach today. Lavishly illustrated throughout, with nearly 300 color images, including detailed instructions and step-by-step tutorials.


- Covers every aspect of the creative process, from the idea to the finished painting.

- Describes  all the working method in a clear, concise manner

- Features an updated version of the painting techniques used by the Old Masters


From the back cover:


Learn how to paint your masterpieces based on the techniques of the Old Masters. This book will guide you step by step from the idea to the finished painting by providing a tested method thanks to years of experience.



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A must have for fantasy illustrators and professional fine artists

Paperback / 2015 / $ 23.99 / £ 15.99 / 20.99 / ISBN 978-1505913637 / 168 pp. / 8,5" X 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm) /  290 color illus. 7 line illus.

Fantastic Realism

Advanced Course in Fantasy Art

Creative Process - Materials - Oil Painting Techniques

Fabio E. N. Frau, translated by Holly Nathan

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