The Big Book Of Painting Nature In Watercolor by Ferdinand PetrieThe Big Book Of Painting Nature In Watercolor by Ferdinand Petrie

The Big Book Of Painting Nature In Watercolor

byFerdinand PetriePhotographed byJohn Shaw

Paperback | May 1, 1990

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Depict the play of light on spring foliage silhouetted against a dark sky. Paint a vivid sunset over a lake. Capture the drama of waves surging toward the shore. The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor provides 135 stimulating demonstrations in painting trees, skies, and water from beautiful photographs by one of the world's leading nature photographers.

This book will be invaluable to landscape artists. The 600 magnificent illustrations and engaging text cover the entire range of watercolor techniques and give the artist in-depth instruction in painting beautiful images of the natural world in all seasons, weather, geographical variety, and at every time of day. Many of the lessons are followed by assignments designed to help you apply what you have just learned to new situations.

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor is a must for everyone who wants to master the techniques for becoming a first-rate landscape painter.
Ferdinand Petrie has been the recipient of awards from art associations throughout the United States. His paintings appear in numerous museums, galleries, and private collections. He is the author of Drawing Landscapes in Pencil. John Shaw is one of the world's leading nature photographers. His work has appeared in such magazines as Au...
Title:The Big Book Of Painting Nature In WatercolorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 11.02 × 8.3 × 0.83 inPublished:May 1, 1990Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

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ISBN - 10:0823004996

ISBN - 13:9780823004997

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolors I would highly recommend this book for beginners to intermediates. The demonstrations are clear and the topic is very well covered with a variety of subject matters in nature. There is something for everyone.
Date published: 2001-04-02

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Here, in one paperback, are 135 self-contained lessons from three highly successful volumes by this artist-photographer team: The Watercolorist's Guide To Painting Water, The Watercolorist's Guide To Painting Trees, and The Watercolorist's Guide To Painting Skies