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Carlson's Guide To Landscape Painting

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The whys and hows of the various aspects of landscape painting: angles and consequent values, aerial and linear perspective, painting of trees, emotional properties of line and mass in composition, light, unity of tone, plus information on canvas, palette, brushes, more. 34 black-and-white reproductions of paintings by Carlson. 58 explanatory diagrams.

Synopsis:

Authoritative, comprehensive guide covers every aspect of landscape painting; 34 reproductions of paintings by author. 58 explanatory diagrams.

Synopsis:

The whys and hows of the various aspects of landscape painting: angles and consequent values, perspective, painting of trees, more. 34 black-and-white reproductions of paintings by Carlson. 58 explanatory diagrams.

Table of Contents

1. How to Approach Painting

2. The Mechanics of Painting

3. Angles and Consequent Values

4. Design-A Pattern of Differing Values

5. Light-Unity of Tone and the Meeting of Edges

6. Aerial Perspective-Transitions in Value and Color

7. Linear Perspective

8. Color-Its Emotional Value in Painting

9. Trees-How to Understand Them

10. Clouds-How They Float

11. Composition-The Expressive Properties of Line and Mass

12. The Main Line and Theme

13. The Extraordinary and Bizarre

14. Painting from Memory

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486229270
Author:
Carlson, John F.
Author:
Carlson
Author:
Art Instruction
Author:
Carlson, Joh
Author:
F, N.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Landscape painting
Subject:
Oil Painting
Subject:
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Techniques - Oil Painting
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-Oil Painting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Series Volume:
823
Publication Date:
19730631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.95 lb

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The whys and hows of the various aspects of landscape painting: angles and consequent values, perspective, painting of trees, more. 34 black-and-white reproductions of paintings by Carlson. 58 explanatory diagrams.
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