Painting Landscapes From your ImaginationBook - 2000
Artists are always in search of new subjects to paint, and this guide provides what they need to kick-start their creativity. Part art instruction, part inspiration, Painting Landscapes from Your Imagination features step-by-step techniques coupled with imaginative exercises for brainstorming, executing and completing dynamic compositions. Using found objects such as twigs, rocks, photos, doodles, etc. artists will learn to compose engaging landscapes as they practice basic watercolor methods, including dry brushing, charging, mingling and working wet-in-wet. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of painting watercolor landscapes, enabling more advanced artists to skip to the sections they need. This guide also includes a unique fold out and follow me guide which allows artists to juxtapose a large print of three separate compositions with accompanying step-by-step demonstrations. Selling points: A liberating cure for blank paper syndrome; Packed with dozens of techniques, ideas and demonstrations; Features a unique fold out follow me approach.
Publisher: Verdi, Nev. : International Artist Publishing ; Cincinnati, OH : distributed in North America by North Light Books, 2000
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 x 28 cm