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The Big Book of Painting Nature in Oil

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Depict the spidery delicacy of sycamore branches outlined against a brilliant sky. Capture the feeling of dawn creeping over the horizon. Interpret the drama of waves surging toward the shore. The Big Book of Painting Nature in Oil provides 135 stimulating demonstrations in painting trees, skies, and water from beautiful photographs by one of the worlds leading nature photographers. This book will be invaluable to landscape artists. The 600 magnificent illustrations and engaging text cover the entire range of oil painting techniques and give the artist in-depth instruction in painting beautiful images of the natural world in all seasons, weather, geographical variety, and at every time of day. Many of the lessons are followed by assignments designed to help you apply what you have just learned to new situations.

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Oil is a must for everyone who wants to master the techniques for becoming a first-rate landscape painter.

Synopsis:

Offers 134 self-contained lessons in painting all elements of the landscape. An introductory section reviews the basics of materials, techniques and colour handling and is followed by the lessons which cover the range of oil painting techniques currently in use.

Synopsis:

Compiled from three best-selling volumes, this dynamic paperback presents 135 step-by-step lessons and covers materials, tools, and basic techniques.

About the Author

S. Allyn Schaeffer studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design in New York. The author of Color, Composition and Light in the Landscape (Watson-Guptill), he is also a noted teacher and conducts workshops and demonstrations for Winsor and Newton. His artwork appears in many public and private collections. John Shaw is one of the worlds leading nature photographers. His work has appeared in such magazines as Audubon and National Wildlife, and in numerous books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823005031
Author:
Shaw, John
Author:
Shaw, John
Author:
Schaeffer, S. Allyn
Author:
Photographs by John Shaw
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Oil Painting
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Oil Painting
Subject:
Techniques - Painting - Specific Subjects
Subject:
Art-Oil Painting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9284
Publication Date:
19910201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
600 COLOR ILLUS
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.25 in

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