The Sierra Club guide to sketching in nature

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Sierra Club Books, 1990 - Art - 228 pages
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This lavishly illustrated sketching and watercolor primer reveals how creating art can enhance any wilderness experience. Featuring simple, step-by-step instructions and 280 examples of the author's own work, "Sketching in Nature" covers tools and equipment; choosing a subject; understanding color and using a color wheel; depicting clouds and weather patterns; and more. 55 color illustrations.

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Review: The Sierra Club Guide to Sketching in Nature

User Review  - Apryl Anderson - Goodreads

(1.03.1994), A really inspiring book for me. I already have learned the rules, now I can learn the techniques. It was like looking at a collection of Johnson's sketches and painting with her giving ... Read full review

Review: The Sierra Club Guide to Sketching in Nature

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Very good sketching guide. Read full review

Contents

two Getting Started
31
three Putting the Basics to Work
45
four Capturing the Illusion of Light
67
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About the author (1990)

Johnson received her BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus.

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