Painting Landscapes by Kevin Scully
English | May 2nd, 2018 | ASIN: B078HWNQT8, ISBN: 1785003836 | 131 Pages | EPUB | 37.35 MB
The landscape is probably the most popular theme for artists, and this book takes you through the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary for painting the natural world. It presents a vast range of practical information and advice for both beginners and more experienced painters; it will help them develop their knowledge and skill in painting the landscape both in the studio and also when working en plein-air.
From initial planning through to finished paintings, you will be shown how to tackle this vast and exciting subject. The book explains the preparation process essential for establishing good composition, advises on materials and equipment, from sketchbooks and paints to easels and covers the crucial elements of tonal values, colour, shape and perspective. It also demonstrates a variety of techniques for oil and acrylic painting and includes the work of several established contemporary landscape artists. Finally, it suggests ways of encouraging self-motivation and inspiration. Superbly illustrated with 165 colour paintings.