Simple Landscape Painting

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Demonstrating the roles that memory and imagination can play in harnessing our creative potential, Kaaren Poole?s step-by-step instructions show how with a little time anyone can paint beautiful landscapes. Begin with an overview of basic color theory, and move on to learn how to represent individual landscape elements, from water and snow to shrubs and brambles. From drawing in perspective and brush technique to choosing and mixing paints, the eight delightful practice projects pull all of the lessons together. ...

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Overview

Demonstrating the roles that memory and imagination can play in harnessing our creative potential, Kaaren Poole’s step-by-step instructions show how with a little time anyone can paint beautiful landscapes. Begin with an overview of basic color theory, and move on to learn how to represent individual landscape elements, from water and snow to shrubs and brambles. From drawing in perspective and brush technique to choosing and mixing paints, the eight delightful practice projects pull all of the lessons together. Try out the "Love of Lavender” composition with its marching rows of lavender on gently rolling hills, or the "Autumn Jewel,” complete with a nostalgic covered bridge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402735165
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 494,834
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     8
Painting Supplies     10
Color Basics     16
Brush Techniques     28
Landscape Elements     36
Putting it Together     78
Let's Paint Landscapes     86
Metric Conversion     143
Index     143
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  • Posted January 8, 2011

    Great Resource

    Shows you how to do some landscapes, as well as individual elements that you'd need for landscapes later on. One of the most helpful landscape books I've read!

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