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This book is not only one of the most important books on understanding the foundation of learning to paint, it is also a magnificent gallery of more than 140 color reproductions of work from throughout Leffel’s illustrious career. Paintings are reproduced in their entirety as well as showing key details to highlight their exquisite brushwork. Gain valuable insights born from a 50-year career of painting and teaching where he has delved deeply into the very essence of painting. Both practical and philosophical, this book discusses the importance of painting the drama inherent in chiaroscuro work in all the classic subject matters. This book awakens the reader to a revolutionary approach to understanding painting.