Painting Portraits

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Book by Everett Raymond Kinstler

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications; Revised edition (October 1, 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 082303822X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0823038220
  • Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Customer Reviews

Acheiving likeness in potrait

One person found this helpful.
 on December 20, 2015
By Suman Ray
I bought this book old. However books like this are precious assets to a personal library, clearly depicting what things a student who wants to understand and do better portrait drawing should do. Lot of books shares the thoughts in a subtle way rather than live examples. I am thankful to the author to depict things in such a great way.

Why I love it

3 people found this helpful.
 on March 9, 2014
By Sharon S Passmore
The book is a big help to an artist wanting to learn to do portraits. I only wish it described actual colors used, but overall, any information from an artist of Mr. Kinstler’s caliber is terrific.

This is by far the best book. He takes the time to explain his …

 on February 10, 2016
By doris
This is by far the best book. He takes the time to explain his set up, a bit about his history (interesting) and how he approaches Portraiture. A must have for any artist wanting to paint portraits.

Five Stars

 on January 9, 2017
By Amazon Customer
Great Book in good order

lots of portraits

 on December 29, 2013
By Amazon Customer
this is alovely book. lots of portraits. quite interesting.Books of this type very rarely give away any secrets though.i am always pleased to see other artists work. i just wish they would have more detail.

Five Stars

 on February 9, 2015
By Julie S.
Ray Kinstler is a talented artist who has created amazing images through the ages.This book is an exellent representation.


2 people found this helpful.
 on May 28, 2012
By G. McManus
Got to see the painting at the Norman Rockwell Musuem . What an artist ,what painting and what colors . Each painting had a life to them . That i would like to give it a try

Kinstler is great.

 on February 7, 2014
By Glenda V. Bragg
Wonderful book and in excellent condition. Very easy to understand and very helpful. Full of Beautiful paintings! Monster is a wonderful artist. Thanks

Five Stars

 on May 23, 2015
By IKarolyn House
a very good learning book

painting portraits

 on September 13, 2011
By Kindle Customer
Very informative. I love the portrait examples and step intructions. He explains stuff simply and it is easy to follow. I love his style of painting.

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