Friday, March 7, 2014


Here's a list of some of the great books I used to guide me along the way.... The Craftsman’s Handbook “Il Libro Dell’ Arte” -Cennino d’Andrea Cennini Translated by Daniel V. Thompson/ Color: A Natural History of the Pallette -Victoria Finlay/ The Da Vinci Notebooks -Leonardo da Vinci/ Fashion in Costume 1200-2000 -Joan Nunn/ The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques Third Editon -Ralph Mayer/ Looking at European Frames a Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques -D. Gene Karraker/ Materials and Techniques of Medieval Painting -Daniel V. Thompson/ / The Practice of Tempera Painting Materials and Methods -Daniel V. Thompson, Jr./ Italian Renaissance Frames at the V&A A Technical Study -Christine Powell -ZoĆ« Allen/ Beneath the Surface The Making of Paintings -Philippa Abrahams/ Mona Lisa: Inside the Painting -Jean-Pierre Mohen -Michel Menu -Bruno Mottin et al