The Landscape Painter's Essential HandbookBook - 2007
Offers ideas and techniques for painting 50 landscapes in watercolour. This reference includes an introductory section covering basic materials, techniques and colours makes. It is suitable for artists.|This is a unique artist's reference offering easy-to-follow, ingenious ideas and techniques for painting 50 popular landscapes in watercolour. The 50 landscapes range from a gentle flower-filled meadow and hazy summer mountains, to a dramatic cliff scene and a rippling stream in sunshine. Each landscape is explored within a hardworking spread through exercises, step-by-step sequences and easy-to-follow instructions; master the principle and technique, and finish with the watercolour painting exercise. The comprehensive introductory section covering basic materials, techniques and colours makes this an indispensable reference for all artists. From snow-covered mountains to tranquil meadows, this unique artist's reference will show you how to paint 50 glorious landscapes in watercolour. * Learn the basic techniques required to paint each landscape through the clear illustrations and step-by-step demonstrations * Follow the author's practical advice and ingenious ideas to achieve the best results, and refer to his fantastic finished paintings for further inspiration * Use the indispensable introduction to discover the essential materials, basic techniques and key principles for capturing landscapes The must-have practical reference that no landscape painter should be without!
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon [England] : David and Charles ; Cincinnati, OH : [Distributed by] F+W Publications, 2007
Branch Call Number: 751.422436 DOWDEN
Characteristics: 121 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm