Introduction * Foreword * 1. The Road to Mastery * 2. A Path of Study * 3. Practical Exercises * 4. Turner at Work * 5. Managing Your Apprenticeship
A unique artist's manual that allows you to become an apprentice to one of the world's greatest painters
Tony Smibert is Visiting Artist Researcher at Tate Britain, where he explores and demonstrates Turner's technique. As an artist, he has had over fifty solo exhibitions around the world. He is also a trained specialist art teacher, with a number of books and articles to his name. His most recent book, Tate Watercolour Manual: Lessons from the Great Masters was published in 2014. In 2016, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) by the Australian Government in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Ian Warrell was a curator at Tate for more than twenty-five years and is the leading authority on the life and work of Turner.
'Offers a fascinating insight into [Turner's] works as well as the opportunity to try some of his methods in practice' - The Artist