The Art Of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, And Skyscapes In Oil & Acrylic: Disover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of outdoor sce by Martin ClarkeThe Art Of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, And Skyscapes In Oil & Acrylic: Disover simple step-by-step techniques for painting an array of outdoor sce by Martin Clarke

The Art Of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, And Skyscapes In Oil & Acrylic: Disover simple step-by…

byMartin Clarke, Anita Hampton, Michael Obermeyer

Paperback | July 30, 2012

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This inspiring book combines projects from some of our most popular How to Draw and Paint titles into one comprehensive guide to creating an array of outdoor scenes in a variety of painting styles. This beautiful, full-color reference book delves into essential information about acrylic and oil painting tools and techniques, and it contains a wide variety of step-by-step painting lessons, featuring a range of landscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes.

Martin Clarke is fascinated by water. A native Australian, he has spent most of that time surfing, swimming, and soaking up his muse: the ocean. Although Martin came to painting late in life, he is driven by a constant strive to make each piece his best. When asked where his inspiration comes from, he talks of the beach on an early sum...
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Title:The Art Of Painting Landscapes, Seascapes, And Skyscapes In Oil & Acrylic: Disover simple step-by…Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 11.75 × 8.88 × 0.5 inPublished:July 30, 2012Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1600583016

ISBN - 13:9781600583018

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There are many different ways to approach a blank support. Some artists begin by toning (or covering) it with a thin wash of color. This “underpainting” provides a base for building colors, and sometimes it peeks through in the final painting. This process prevents your final artwork from ending up with unpainted areas. The underpainting is generally a neutral color; warm colors work well for earth-toned subjects, and cool hues suit most other subjects.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Tools & Materials
Oil & Acrylic Techniques
Color Theory
Chapter 2: Landscapes with Anita Hampton, Michael Obermeyer, Kevin Short, and Tom Swimm
Painting a Panorama
Determining a Format
Painting Still Water
Introducing Perspective
Depicting Depth
Creating Drama with Light & Shadow
Land and Sea
Chapter 3: Clouds & Skyscapes with Alan Sonneman
Clouds
Techniques & Palette
Field Observation
Clouds in Motion
Illuminated Clouds
Midst the Storm
Dutch Sky
Twilight in the Wilderness
Clouds at Sunset
Chapter 4: Sunsets with Tom Swimm
Basic Techniques
Sunset Techniques
California Coast
African River
Moody Pier
New Mexico Mountain Sunset
Cloudy Beach
African Grassland
Chapter 5: Oceans & Seascapes with Martin Clarke
Tips
Techniques
Ellenbrook Shore
Eruption
Island Shore
Foaming Waters
An Unridden Wave
The Reef
About the Artists