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Painting Buildings in Oils

By James Willis

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ISBN: 9781785008405
PUBLISHED: 22/04/2021
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 248 colour photographs

Painting buildings is an exciting and versatile genre - it allows you to enjoy the lines of architecture but also to add feeling and context to a picture. This practical book explains the full depth of the subject, from first sketches to final presentation. Using a range of examples, it is packed with advice and information, and follows the riches of painting the built landscape. Not just a handy reference, this is a beautiful and inspirational guide for every artist who wants to capture and interpret a scene.


  • Drawing - practise observation and sketching to identify the principal lines of view
  • Perspective - understand three-dimensional structures and their position to each other and in space
  • Oils - use the versatility of the paint to express and experiment with your ideas
  • Location - develop your paintings outdoors and in the studio
  • Style - add figures, weather and atmosphere to your work to give it character and mood
  • Inspiration - learn new ideas and themes from finished examples by a number of leading artists

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