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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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Draw And Paint Water And Sky

Author : Sarah Hoggett
ISBN : 184476978X
Genre : Art
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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 Like Turner

Author : Nicola Moorby
ISBN : 9781849763943
Genre : Art
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JMW Turner is one of the greatest artists Britain has ever produced. His watercolours with their extraordinary effects of shifting light and dramatic skyscapes are especially highly regarded. For the first time the secrets of Turner's technique are revealed allowing present-day watercolourists to learn from his achievements.This book combines unrivalled knowledge of Turner's working methods from Tate curators and conservators with practical advice from some of the world's most respected watercolour experts.Twenty-two thematic exercises are illustrated with Turner's works. Expert contemporary watercolourists explain step-by-step how to paint a similar composition learning from Turner's techniques.Packed with invaluable information from the materials Turner used to achieve the masterpieces we know and love today to the modern materials the twenty-first-century watercolour artist will need.Backed by the authority of Tate the world centre for Turner scholarship with a glossary of technical terms this is an invaluable resource both for lovers of Turner's art and of watercolour painting.

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.

How To Paint Abstract Sunsets

Author : Gina De Gorna
ISBN : 9781599425849
Genre : Art
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"No previous painting experience is required. A list of all necessary materials is included, along with detailed step by step instructions and plenty of painting tips and beautiful samples"--P. [4] of cover.

How To Paint Draw Landscapes

Author : Alfred Daniels
ISBN : 0850474671
Genre : Landscape drawing
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How To Paint Successful Seascapes

Author : Roger William Curtis
ISBN : UCSD:31822032624058
Genre : Art
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