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The Art of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, and Skyscapes in Oil & Acrylic: Disover Simple Step-By-Step Techniques for Painting an Array of Outdoor Sce (Collector's)by Martin Clarke
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From a golden African sunset and a blanket of Midwestern clouds to a pastoral Italian countryside and an Australian surf break, The Art of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, and Skyscapes in Oil & Acrylic features an array of easy-to-follow step-by-step painting lessons gathered from some of Walter Foster’s bestselling titles. Six accomplished artists provide comprehensive instruction for capturing mood, time of day, and a variety of outdoor scenes, while valuable tips and techniques demonstrate just how fun working in oil and acrylic can be!
This inspiring book combines projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint titles into one comprehensive guide to creating an array of outdoor scenes in a variety of painting styles. This beautiful, full-color reference book delves into essential information about acrylic and oil painting tools and techniques, and it contains a wide variety of step-by-step painting lessons, featuring a range of landscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes.
About the Author
Martin Clarke (Mandurah, Western Austraila) spends most of his time surfing, swimming, and soaking up his muse: the ocean.
Anita Hampton's (Arizona) work is featured in exhibitions across the U.S. and Europe. She teaches workshops at the Scottsdale Art School in Arizona.
Michael Obermeyer's (Laguna Beach, CA) paintings are on display at the Smithsonian Institute, U.S. Air Force Historical Art Collection, and the Pentagon.
Kevin Short (Capistrano Beach, CA) studied painting at the University of New Mexico and Pepperdine University at Malibu.
Alan Sonneman's (Palo Alto, CA) murals are featured at the Riverside Hall of Justice in Riverside, California, and the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
Tom Swimm's (San Clemente, CA) work has been displayed in several California galleries, at ArtExpo New York, and at the APPAF Exhibition in Paris, France.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Tools & Materials
Oil & Acrylic Techniques
Chapter 2: Landscapes with Anita Hampton, Michael Obermeyer, Kevin Short, and Tom Swimm
Painting a Panorama
Determining a Format
Painting Still Water
Creating Drama with Light & Shadow
Land and Sea
Chapter 3: Clouds & Skyscapes with Alan Sonneman
Techniques & Palette
Clouds in Motion
Midst the Storm
Twilight in the Wilderness
Clouds at Sunset
Chapter 4: Sunsets with Tom Swimm
New Mexico Mountain Sunset
Chapter 5: Oceans & Seascapes with Martin Clarke
An Unridden Wave
About the Artists
What Our Readers Are Saying
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