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Color Theory/Pigment History/Materials

Artists' Pigments

c. 1600-1835

R.D. Harley 

The Enjoyment and Use of Color

Walter Sargent

Painting Materials: A Short Encyclopedia

Gettens, Stout

The Living Craft

Tad Spurgeon



Command to Look, The : A Master Photographer's Method for Controlling the Human Gaze

 Mortensen, Dunham, Moynihan ☆


Composition: A Series of Exercises Selected from a New System of Art Education

Arthur Wesley Dow ☆


Figure Composition

Richard G. Hatton☆


Landscape and Figure Composition

Sadakichi Hartmann ☆


Pictorial Composition

Henry Rankin Poore ☆




Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

John F. Carlson

Composition of Outdoor Painting

Edgar Payne

Landscape Painting 

Birge Harrison ☆


The Artistic Anatomy of Trees

Rex Vicat Cole ☆

The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour

Sir Alfred East ☆


On Drawing Trees and Nature

J.D. Harding ☆

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