Oil Paintings from the Landscape: A Guide for Beginners

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Rachel Shirley, 2004 - Art - 173 pages

Now withe large images for tablets. Generously illustrated explanations and step-by-step demonstrations enable budding oil painters to improve and develop their skills and unique style. The many facets of the landscape, including water, skies, shadows, trees, and buildings are covered, with discussions on capturing even the most subtle variations in light and weather. 

Work with versatile techniques such as impasto, glazing, loose brushwork, wet-into-wet, and more to achieve stunning effects and different moods. Make the most of photographs and enjoy painting in the open air. An overview of materials and their basic usage will be especially helpful to the true novice.


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About the author (2004)

The author has written countless articles on art as well as art instruction books and children’s stories. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Kingston University in Surrey and a PCET Teaching qualification from Warwick University.

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