Landscape Problems and Solutions: A Troubleshotting Handbook

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David & Charles, 2004 - Art - 120 pages
Landscapes are the most popular subject areas among artists of all levels of ability. This invaluable handbook takes a practical problem-and-solution approach to drawing and painting popular landscape subjects, showing common mistakes and how to rectify them. * Incorporating both drawing and watercolor media, the author: * Leads readers through a series of examples and exercises that introduce them to the equipment and techniques needed for landscapes * Examines a series of landscape-based themes in detail, showing the problems that can be encountered, and offering ingenious solutions to each * Follows the highly attractive and accessible layout as the other two books in the series--problem-and-solution spreads, clear annotation, and step-by-step demonstrations Each theme starts by demonstrating the basic marks and brushstrokes required for that subject, then sets out a series of problem-and-solution pages that are packed with useful tips on how to paint those subjects and avoid the common pitfalls. Each of these themes concludes with a step-by-step demonstration in a chosen medium to pull all the points covered in the theme together in practice.

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User Review  - JulieBaugh - LibraryThing

Another very helpful book by Trudy Friend, this time concentrating more on landscape techniques. I found the section on ariel views very helpful recently when painting a picture involving balloons. Read full review

Landscape Problems & Solutions (Trouble-Shooting Handbook)

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This is an invaluable book for landscape artists in both drawing and watercolor media. Nearly encyclopedic in scope, the text covers every detail, from the large, graded washes of blue skies to the ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Trudy Friend is an experienced artist and teacher and is a regular contributor to Leisure Painter for which she devised the popular 'Problems and Solutions' column. She has also written for The Artist and Artists & Illustrators. Trudy runs specialist courses in all media from her studio in Monmouthshire.

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