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Marine Painting
     

Marine Painting

by Francoise Coffrant, Jerome da Cunha (Photographer)
 

Seascapes have long been a source of fascination for artists, inspired by the immense skies, surging waves and bustling ports. This book is a practical guide to capturing such seascapes. It offers innumerable tips on relevant techniques including those for tackling the sky, sea, coastline, ports, boats and composition. The second part of the book then follows six

Overview

Seascapes have long been a source of fascination for artists, inspired by the immense skies, surging waves and bustling ports. This book is a practical guide to capturing such seascapes. It offers innumerable tips on relevant techniques including those for tackling the sky, sea, coastline, ports, boats and composition. The second part of the book then follows six well-known artists through all stages of one of their works, giving an insight into the diverse approaches that different artists adopt, as well as their favoured settings and subject matter. Finally, ten paintings are shown in a gallery, along with information about the artist and how the painting was created. An inspirational and practical book for anyone fascinated by the sea and seascapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847730718
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
10/07/2008
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Francoise Coffrant is an experienced author specialising in art commentary and history. His authoritative text gives great insight into the contruction of the paintings and the artists creating them.

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