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Abstract Painting and Abstraction
Abstract Painting and Abstraction

Abstract Painting and Abstraction


160 Pages, 8.75 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $35.95 (US $35.95) (CA $45.95)

Publication Date: April 2018

ISBN 9781785003615

Rights: US & CA

Crowood Press (Apr 2018)

Price: $35.95


An insight into abstract art with practical ideas and techniques that inspire better, more ambitious paintings

Abstract painting and abstraction can be a daunting and frustrating genre of art. How should you approach a surface? How can you use color effectively? How can you make better, more expressive paintings? This inspiring book answers these questions and many more. By looking at his own work, Emyr Williams covers the practical issues of abstract art before explaining techniques to develop your own personal style and approach. He emphasizes the relationship of color to surface and the importance of seeking a profound connection with your art.

Author Biography

Emyr Williams has been making abstract paintings for more than 30 years. He has exhibited across the world and teaches widely, including running courses on abstract painting at The Royal Academy, London. He regularly contributes to the art press, including Abstract Critical, Abcrit, and Royal Academy Magazine.