F&W PUBLICATIONS-North Light Books: Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner. The quick-start guide to great results! Oil painting doesn't have to be difficult, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging easy-to-follow instructions, this book is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings. Twelve step-by-step projects progress from simple to more challenging and a bonus DVD is included that shows two painting being completed from start to finish. Authors: Mark and Mary Willenbrink. Softcover, 128 pages. Published 2010. Made in USA.