Originally Posted by T Schneider
There is no doubt that the writings from the old painters is archaic. Difficult to pull out good clear information. I have a defined vision of how I want to paint so typically do not read many of the instructional writings, but I did read the obligatory Carlson.
I am one who marks and notes all over the inside of a book for future reference. One to consider that I have totally consumed and continue to revisit in recent times is: The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting by Suzanne Brooker.
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Agree that this book has more useful information and detail than any other book I have seen.