This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful oil paintings in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint.
Everyone thinks you need to set aside a long time to do an oil painting, but in this attractive guide Melanie Cambridge encourages quick and simple painting. By working with just a few materials and focusing on the key techniques it is possible to achieve successful paintings in no more than half an hour. You then just need to leave the paintings to dry, or use a hairdryer to speed up the process. For those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously.
Melanie Cambridge - Oils (Collins 30-Minute Painting)