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How To Paint Skies

Author : Geoff Kersey
ISBN : 9781781264447
Genre : Art
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Skies are an important part of landscape paintings, setting the tone of the scene as a whole and often representing the dominant feature of the composition. In this revised and updated edition of Painting Skies which includes material from Geoff's Top Tops for Watercolour Artists, Geoff Kersey imparts his knowledge and expertise to artists of all abilities, demonstrating how to paint skies that give a sense of cohesion, place and atmosphere to your landscape paintings.Painting skies is also the best way to learn how watercolour behaves, and there is a large section at the start of the book that explains the techniques you need to produce a broad range of effects. Including a stormy sky, a summer sky, an evening glow, a sunset and low cloud. This comprehensive guide also includes information on the materials you need, drawing and sketching, using photographs, composition, colour and perspective, and throughout the book are examples of Geoff's finished artworks to provide inspiration and ideas for compositions of your own. The book finishes with six glorious, step-by-step projects to put into practice all you have learnt and give you the confidence to incorporate stunning skies into your own watercolour landscape paintings.

Painting Watercolour Sea Sky The Easy Way

Author : Terry Harrison
ISBN : 1844489507
Genre : Art
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Describes watercolor painting techniques and discusses the use of color, light, and aerial perspective in watercolor painting of the sea and sky.

Painting Clouds And Skies In Oils

Author : Mo Teeuw
ISBN : 9781785003462
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Learn to capture the beauty and drama of the sky. A good sky is the essence of successful landscape and seascape paintings, and this practical book covers everything you will need to know to paint a sky that captures the mood and atmosphere of a scene. With over 200 paintings, it explains techniques, demonstrates the painting process including step-by-step instruction on painting in oils with the alla prima technique. Advice is given on using alternative colours and creative intepretations and ideas offered to inspire and develop skills and a personal style. Includes detailed instruction on equipment, tone, composition and perspective, and practical advice on painting en plein air and travelling light. Of interest to all artists particularly oil painters, and superbly illustrated with 218 colour paintings.

How To Draw And Paint Water And Sky

Author : Sarah Hoggett
ISBN : 184476978X
Genre : Art
File Size : 49. 10 MB
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A beautiful and instructive art technique book on depicting skies, sunsets, clouds, coastal vistas, rainbows, lakes, waves, rock pools and waterfalls.

How To Paint

Author : Gwen Scott
ISBN : 9781781268568
Genre : Art
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Experienced painter Gwen Scott shows how she paints beautiful, inspiring watercolour landscapes, with her own very particular approach, using masking, spongeing, stippling and placing tiny areas of flat wash side by side to create paintings full of vibrant patterns as well as colour and light. There is full information about what materials you need, then the basic techniques are clearly explained and richly illustrated by examples such as bluebell woods, poppy fields, leaves and hedgerows. There are informative sections on composition, colour and using worksheets as you prepare to paint, then two beautiful step by step demonstrations of Old Cottages and an Autumn Lane full of light and colour.

David Bellamy S Skies Light And Atmosphere In Watercolour

Author : David Bellamy
ISBN : 9781781267769
Genre : Art
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In this second book in a series covering elements of the landscape, renowned watercolourist, David Bellamy shows how to paint skies, light and atmosphere and how choices involving these three key elements can affect a painting. Starting with skies, David Bellamy covers basic techniques, composition, clouds, special effects like silver linings, sunsets and shafts of light, and much more, then there is a step by step dramatic sky demonstration. Next comes light, with plenty of advice including warm and cool light, using glazes, cast shadows, light from different directions, painting the sun and reflected light, followed by a step by step demonstration featuring strong light and shadow. The atmosphere section covers haze and mist, fog, mountains in cloud, smoke and steam, rain, storms and tranquil moods, and is followed by an atmospheric step by step painting of a waterfall. David Bellamy's extensive travels and much admired painting style ensure that there are plenty of beautiful, inspiring paintings of skies, light and atmosphere throughout the book.

How To Paint Atmospheric Landscapes In Acrylics

Author : Fraser Scarfe
ISBN : 9781781267677
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An exciting new talent, Fraser Scarfe's moody and expressive landscapes combine the best of the traditional approach to painting with the benefits of modern materials. His aim is to reveal the natural beauty and drama in the landscape without the need for romanticism, and this is borne out in his raw, unsentimental yet strikingly beautiful landscape paintings.This book will appeal to acrylic artists of all abilities as well as those looking to transition from oils, pastels and watercolours alike. It follows the award-winning artist through the year, offering readers productive and inspiring ways to paint from deepest winter to midsummer while they learn to engage with their subject. Using a combination of practical instruction and inspirational example, Fraser imparts his knowledge of the techniques and materials he uses, his style and his inspiration, proving that he is truly a force to be reckoned within the art world.

Painting Brilliant Skies Water In Pastel

Author : Liz Haywood-Sullivan
ISBN : 9781440322617
Genre : Art
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From skies above to water below, discover the secrets to glorious landscapes! No two elements of the landscape bring the artist greater inspiration--or greater challenge--than sky and water. Get them right and you have magic. Get them wrong and your whole painting is off. In this book, popular pastel artist and teacher Liz Haywood-Sullivan shares her secrets for getting them both right, every time. With her practiced and proven approach, you can experience the joy of painting glowing skies and sparkling water. Inside you'll find: • 24 step-by-step demonstrations showing the creation of breathtaking skies and water in pastel. • Techniques for painting skies, including the various types of clouds and how light changes depending on the season and time of day. • How to depict water in all its forms, from calm, reflective ponds and meandering rivers to whitewater cascades and ocean waves. • A clear and simple approach to the puzzling concepts of aerial perspective and the nature of reflections. • A primer on materials to help novice artists and newcomers get started in pastel. Beautifully illustrated with stunning landscapes, Painting Brilliant Skies and Water in Pastel is a must for artists who have not found the targeted help they seek in other landscape painting books. Use it to make the most of natures' inspiration and pour mood, movement, and poetry into your paintings.

Skies In Watercolour

Author : Ron Ranson
ISBN : 0007182929
Genre : Skies in art
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This best-selling title will be relaunched in September 04 with a fresh new cover design. Ron Ranson has a huge following among amateur painters and skies are a fundamental element of any landscape painting, essential in creating atmosphere. Learning how to paint impressive skies can enable artists to produce landscape paintings that are full of vitality and atmosphere. In Learn to Paint Skies in Watercolour experienced teacher Ron Ranson provides plenty of practical advice on how to achieve this. He gives guidelines on techniques, colour and aspects of composition, as well as tips on working on location and in the studio. Contents include: * guidelines on choosing materials and equipment; descriptions of basic cloud formations; simple sky exercises; advice on creating atmosphere; using a camera to provide good reference; stage-by-stage demonstration painting

Painting Skies

Author : Geoff Kersey
ISBN : 1844481298
Genre : Art
File Size : 32. 94 MB
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Geoff Kersey shares his mastery of watercolour techniques in this detailed and fascinating guide to painting skies in landscapes. Beginning with invaluable advice on sketching, using photographs, colour and mastering sky painting techniques, he goes on to demonstrate six beautiful paintings with remarkable skies. Learn how to paint a clear winter sky over a crisp snowscene, a sky reflected in water, a stormy sky, a sunset in Venice and more. Both beginners to watercolour and experienced painters will benefit from this essential guide to painting skies.

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