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Al Gury

AL GURY chairs the painting department at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where he also teaches drawing. Gury exhibits his work at the F.A.N. Gallery and has shown at the National Academy of Design in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and numerous other galleries and museums around the country. He is the author of Alla Prima: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Direct Painting and Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.

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Alla Prima
Written by Al Gury
Watson-Guptill | Hardcover | January 2009
$35.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-8230-9834-7 (0-8230-9834-6)

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Color for Painters
Written by Al Gury
Watson-Guptill | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$24.99/27.99(Canada) | 978-0-8230-9930-6 (0-8230-9930-X)

Mastering Color: A Practical Approach
 
Adding color to any canvas is both art and science. In fact, it’s a discipline that can be explored and learned through the practical application of techniques that Al Gury has developed during his nearly 30 years of teaching at America’s first fine arts institution, the Pennsylvania... Read more






Foundations of Drawing
Written by Al Gury
Watson-Guptill | Trade Paperback | June 13, 2017
$24.99/33.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-98718-1 (0-307-98718-3)

From a leading art instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, a complete survey of drawing as an art form covering its history, materials, and key techniques, alongside step-by-step demonstrations.

Foundations of Drawing is a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the history, aesthetics, methods, and materials of the...

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