The Landscape Painter's Essential Handbook: How to Paint 50 Beautiful Landscapes in Watercolor

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David & Charles, Oct 18, 2007 - Art - 128 pages
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From snow-covered mountains to tranquil meadows, this unique artist's reference will show you how to paint 50 glorious landscapes in watercolor.

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  • Learn the basic techniques required to paint each landscape through the clear illustrations and step-by-step demonstrations

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  • Follow the author's practical advice and ingenious ideas to achieve the best results, and refer to his fantastic finished paintings for further inspiration

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  • Use the indispensable introduction to discover the essential materials, basic techniques and key principles for capturing landscapes

    &break;&break;The must-have practical reference that no landscape painter should be without!

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    Contents

    50 Landscapes
    19
    Field of corn
    20
    Meadow of wild flowers
    22
    Sheep in pasture
    24
    Windmill on the marshes
    26
    Open rolling countryside
    28
    Moorland
    30
    Golden landscape
    32
    Stream in full flow
    72
    Deep river water
    74
    Rowing boat on a lake
    76
    Barges on a canal
    78
    Reflections
    80
    Shallow water over rocks
    82
    Falls
    84
    Boat sailing on the sea
    86

    Mediterranean scene
    34
    Trees by a river
    36
    Bluebell wood
    38
    Winter trees
    40
    Spring blossoms
    42
    Undergrowth
    44
    Halated trees
    46
    Fair weather
    48
    Dramatic sky
    50
    Storm and lightning
    52
    Rainbow
    54
    Sunset
    56
    Mountains in snow
    58
    Mountain lake
    60
    Misty mountain scene
    62
    Treecovered mountains
    64
    Rocky outcrops
    66
    Mediterranean mountains
    68
    Lake with swans
    70
    Yachts in a marina
    88
    Sandy cove
    90
    Shingle beach
    92
    Cliff scene
    94
    Surf breaking over rocks
    96
    Lighthouse
    98
    Evening beach
    100
    Sunset over low tide
    102
    Moonlight on water
    104
    Lane with puddles
    106
    Buildings in the landscape
    108
    Little bridge
    110
    Medieval city and harbour
    112
    Golden Gate Bridge
    114
    Venetian bridge
    116
    Statue of Liberty
    118
    Closing thoughts
    120
    Index
    121
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    About the author (2007)

    Joe Francis Dowden is a well-known artist, tutor and author specialising in realism in watercolour. He writes for A&I and Painting World magazines and Paint magazine (distributed to 32,000 members of the SAA). Joe's work has appeared in several partworks, DVDs and on TV, including a demonstration of landscape painting in situ on BBC's UK Style channel. Joe lives in Worthing.

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