Drawing and Painting the Landscape - A Course of 50 Lessons
|INSIDE:||372 colour photographs|
Capturing the landscape on paper requires the artist to look - to look deep into the distance and deep into the soul. This practical book celebrates the genre of landscape painting - the wonder of discovering the extraordinary in the everyday scene.
Philip Tyler looks in detail at the materials, techniques and approaches needed to paint the landscape, and offers advice on how to portray space, light, atmosphere and different weather conditions. Supported by the words and images of other notable artists, he explains how to transfer one's emotional response to the landscape onto paper or canvas.
- Explores the practical, technical and emotional challenges of drawing and painting the landscape
- Exercises support each lession
- Essential reading for both novices and art graduates
" This is an interesting book for many reasons. The first is that, in the manner of Crowood titles, it is more discursive than its more demonstration-led cousins. It is something to read and digest rather than work your way through. The logic here is pleasing. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Artist