Big Book of Painting Nature in Oil

Big Book of Painting Nature in Oil

by S. Allyn Schaeffer, John Shaw
     
 

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 world’s…  See more details below

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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 world’s 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823005031
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
02/01/1991
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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Meet 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 & Newton. His artwork appears in many public and private collections. John Shaw is one of the world’s leading nature photographers. His work has appeared in such magazines as Audubon and National Wildlife, and in numerous books.

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