Contemporaries: Burt Silverman & Richard Schmid
Sight & Insight: The Art of Burton Silverman by Burton Silverman, The Butler Institute of American Art, Robert L. McGrath, Phillip Saietta – Hardcover, 160 pages 1st edition (January, 1999)


Sight & Insight: The Art of Burton Silverman by Burton Silverman, The Butler Institute of American Art, Robert L. McGrath, Philip Saietta – Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Madison Square Pr (2000)

Art Times, March 1999: "Silverman's work is fiercely and resolutely representational, holding to a traditional background and aesthetic that flies in the face of the adherents and champions of modernism. Intensely personal, always masterful, Silvermans work is included in such collections as the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia museum of Art the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery."

The Intimate Eye: The Drawings of Burton Silverman by Burton Silverman (Illustrator), Linda Sullivan (Editor) – Hardcover: 105 pages Publisher: Brigham Young University (September 29, 2006)

This beautiful book, features 48 facsimile drawings, almost all in color, of Silverman's perceptive images with handwritten commentaries on facing pages by the artist in a 105 page 11x13 inch sumptuous book that faithfully replicates the studio original. It follows in the traditions of the journals of 19th century artists, Degas and Delacroix, and like theirs, Silverman's book substantiates the importance of drawing. It shows what a remarkable and versatile tool drawing is, not only in Silverman's hands, but in the hands of every artist.

Breaking the Rules of Watercolor by Burton Silverman– Reprint Edition, Paperback, Published by Watson-Guptill, 1991

Step-by-step demonstrations present innovative techniques that combine the freshness and spontaneity of watercolor with the control and textural richness of oil

Painting People by Burton Silverman – Hardcover: 142 pages Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications (1977)


Alla Prima II Everything I Know about Painting - And More by Richard Schmid with Katie Swatland - Paperback: 328 pages, Publisher: Stove Prairie Press, LLC; 1st edition (2013)

lla Prima II is a direct response to the remarkable success of the earlier book, Alla Prima, which went into thirteen printings after it was published in 1998. This new volume includes all of the information contained in the original printings, and all material has been extensively revised for increased clarity.

Alla Prima II Companion: Richard Schmid's Materials, Tools and Techniques by Richard Schmid (Artist), Katie Swatland - Paperback: 264 pages, Publisher: Stove Prairie Press (2014)

The path to creating great works of art begins with knowing the capabilities of your materials and tools..

Richard Schmid A Retrospective Richard Schmid A Retrospective by Richard Schmid (Author) – Paperback Publisher: Stove Prairie Press (2003)


Alla Prima: Everything I Know About Painting by Richard Schmid – Hardcover: 193 pages Publisher: Stove Prairie Press; Revised edition (November 1999)


Alla Prima: Everything I Know About Painting by Richard Schmid – Paperback Publisher: Stove Prairie Press (2004)

A modern master of representational painting enlightens the reader with insights into properly seeing and accurately rendering his or her subject. Lots of full color reproductions of Schmid's extremely solid, yet loose and painterly artwork back up every point he makes.

Richard Schmid Paints the Figure: Advanced Techniques in Oil by Richard Schmid – Hardcover: 142 pages Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns (November 1973)

A highly desired and very collectible book and the price reflects this.

Richard Schmid Paints Landscapes by Richard Schmid – Unknown Binding: 143 pages Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications (1975)

Very Collectible!


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