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.

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

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

&break;&break;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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