WorldCat Identities

Sidaway, Ian

Overview
Works: 116 works in 301 publications in 5 languages and 9,348 library holdings
Genres: Instructional and educational works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: ND1473, 751.4
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Most widely held works by Ian Sidaway
Color mixing bible by Ian Sidaway( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Color Mixing Bible takes the time and effort out of experimenting with colors by showing you the vast range of color mixes possible in each of the major artists' media
How to paint : a complete step-by-step for beginners covering watercolours, acrylics and oils by Angela Gair( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to draw buildings : a step-by-step guide for beginners with 10 projects by Ian Sidaway( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the step-by-step instructions to draw buildings ranging from an ancient Egyptian temple to a creepy haunted house
Oils in 10 steps : learn all the techniques you need in just one painting by Ian Sidaway( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This painting course will teach you all the essential techniques you need in 10 simple stages. Learn methods by drawing individual elements of a still-life painting, then put it all together in the final step for a beautifully composed work of art
The colour mixing bible : all you'll ever need to know about mixing pigments in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, soft pastel, pencil, and ink by Ian Sidaway( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a visual directory of over 10,000 color mixes for artists - the complete book of mixing colors
The instant artist by Ian Sidaway( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Finnish and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to art, looking at a variety of tools and materials; outlining eight basic disciplines for creating art, including line, tone, color, texture, composition, linear perspective, aerial perspective, and measuring and proportion; and featuring instructions for over thirty projects, each of which emphasizes a diffferent skill
The practical encyclopedia of acrylics, oils and gouache by Ian Sidaway( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acrylic, oil and gouache paints each have inherent qualities and characteristics that make them unique and individually appealing to artists. Traditional oil paint has a rich colour and thick texture. It is slow-drying and can be manipulated on the surface of the canvas. Contemporary acylic paint has a similar consistency and behaviour to oil, but is fast-drying, meaning changes can be made quickly. Gouache paint, on the other hand, is similar in application to watercolour, but has an opaque quality that allows dark colours to be overpainted with light. Each of these techniques, and the exciting and creative possibilities they offer, is comprehensively covered in this ... book. ..."--Book flap
How to draw : a complete step-by-step guide for beginners covering still life, landscapes, figure drawing, the female nude and human anatomy( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight exciting projects to enable the beginner to start drawing immediately! Covers all aspects of drawing, including still life, human anatomy, figure drawing and the female nude. Contains practical adviceon choosing the best materials and equipment to get the most out of your drawing! Includes inspirational galleries and essential basic techniques sections to develop your artistic skills
How to draw still life : a step-by-step guide for beginners with 10 projects by Ian Sidaway( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything you ever wanted to know about art materials by Ian Sidaway( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to the materials used by artists in any medium including gels, oil paints, crayons, pigments, palettes, brushes, non-clogging airbrush paints and more
The practical encyclopedia of drawing by Ian Sidaway( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastels in 10 steps : learn all the techniques you need in just one painting by Ian Sidaway( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastels in 10 Steps teaches you everything you need to know to become a true pastel artist. Follow the series of simple projects to master essential techniques, then pull them all together in the final step to create a striking work of art. Whether you're a complete beginner or are keen to improve your skills, this easy-to-follow course will show you how to create impressive works of art in just 10 easy steps. Each technique is accompanied by step-by-step photographs, clear instructions and artist's commentary to help you progress quickly and easily. Once you've mastered the basics, there are three larger projects that will help you to practise all that you've learnt. With practical advice on which pastels, tools and papers to buy, as well as a thorough explanation of how to use your materials, you'll soon learn to realize your full artistic potential with this invaluable guide
Acrylic in 10 steps : learn all the techniques you need in one painting by Ian Sidaway( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy acrylics : a step-by-step course complete with techniques and projects by Ian Sidaway( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy Acrylics provides you with everything you need to know about materials, techniques, and picture-making fundamentals. You'll even find a gallery of acrylic paintings featuring the techniques outlined in the book
The female nude : a complete step-by-step guide to techniques and materials by Ian Sidaway( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and Italian and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical masterclass and manual of drawing & pastels, pencil skills, penmanship and calligraphy : expert tuition on how to use pencils, pens, charcoal, and pastels--from lively sketches to impressive full-scale drawings and beautiful calligraphic lettering( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring over 2000 colour photographs and artworks, this title helps to discover the joy of drawing, pastels and calligraphy. It also helps budding calligrapher learn about tools and equipment and the key techniques of calligrams, double point, gilding, and using a computer
How to paint with oils, acrylics & gouache : learn to build confidence and skill levels with 30 practical exercises by Ian Sidaway( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

“Includes an introduction to artists’ materials, including canvases, papers, paint, brushes, additives, gels, pastes, supports, varnish, easels and more. Learn basic techniques such as scaling up photographs, making an underdrawing, blending, brush strokes, and special effects, such as sgrafitto, impasto, and drybrush. Covers popular subject areas from landscapes and nature to still lives – paint an Italian country scene, anemones in alla prima style, and studies of autumn leaves, pumpkins, a teapot and seashells.” –Back cover
Mastering the Art of Drawing by Ian Sidaway( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes drawing with pencils, pens and pastels, observing & measuring, perspective, shading, line drawing, sketching, texture, using negative spaces, and composition
The beginner's guide to drawing people : step-by-step techniques for beginners, covering figure drawing, human anatomy and the female nude by Patricia Monahan( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step techniques for beginners, covering figure drawing, human anatomy and the female nude
Landscapes : a step-by-step guide for beginners with 10 projects by Ian Sidaway( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Color mixing bibleThe colour mixing bible : all you'll ever need to know about mixing pigments in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, soft pastel, pencil, and ink
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How to paint : a complete step-by-step for beginners covering watercolours, acrylics and oilsHow to draw buildings : a step-by-step guide for beginners with 10 projectsOils in 10 steps : learn all the techniques you need in just one paintingThe colour mixing bible : all you'll ever need to know about mixing pigments in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, soft pastel, pencil, and inkThe instant artistThe practical encyclopedia of acrylics, oils and gouacheHow to draw : a complete step-by-step guide for beginners covering still life, landscapes, figure drawing, the female nude and human anatomyHow to draw still life : a step-by-step guide for beginners with 10 projects