A new collection from the artist behind Tamalpais Walking and The High Sierra of California -This new volume captures the beauty of the California coast from Mendocino, Point Reyes, and the San Francisco Bay down through Carmel, Big Sur, ...
Whether you work outdoors or indoors, understanding the effects of light and shadow is key to making your art lifelike and engaging. Rather than providing a one-size-fits-all recipe for painting light, this book shows you how to capture the particular ambient qualities of any scene before you, be it a gloriously clear morning, a rainy afternoon, or the joyful dance of sunlight on water.
Master pastel artist Maggie Price shares techniques for painting beautiful light, rich shadows and convincing reflections.
10 step-by-step demonstrations tackle a diversity of lighting situations, encompassing various weather conditions and times of day.
Five contributing artists explore different styles, approaches and subjects, including landscapes, water scenes and people.
Concepts are demonstrated with pastel but are applicable to any medium.
An illuminating read for beginning and experienced artists alike, this book will help you engage your viewer by achieving that captivating sense of being there."
From the first ferns unfurling in spring to the flaming red foliage of fall and the snow-blanketed quiet of winter, master pastel artist and teacher Elizabeth Mowry offers both beginners and seasoned artists alike a fresh approach to ...
A survey of the long history of artistic interpretation of the Teton Range and Jackson Hole area, this book is timed to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the formation of the National Park Service in 2016 and its early efforts to ...
Paint 16 scenes that conjure the romance of the sea
Seagulls cawing, the meeting of sky and sea, the hypnotic ebb and flow of waves breaking on the shore—it's no wonder artists are drawn to the magic of the sea. Jacqueline Penney has lived near the water and been inspired by its many moods for over 30 years. In this book, she shares her favorite techniques and expert tricks for capturing the atmosphere and romance of the ocean in acrylics.
16 gorgeous painting projects—from beautiful sunrises and a romantic walk along the beach, to scenes featuring lobster boats and lighthouses
Step-by-step instruction for painting a wide range of seascape elements including waves, skies, sand dunes, reflections, driftwood, grasses, rocks, sailboats, fishing shacks and more
Techniques for painting pebbly beaches, ocean spray, weather-worn rocks and other realistic textures
Creative variations to explore, including two-piece artworks, painting with a palette knife and moonlit scenes
Complete with a gallery of finished paintings that deliver waves of inspiration to water-loving artists of every skill level.