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Landscape Painting

March 1, 2020 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781785006715
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Description

Underpinning all good landscape painting is observation. Starting from this standpoint, this book introduces the artist to painting the natural and man-made landscape. Initially equipped with just a handful of pencils and paper to explore the world outside, it allows confidence to grow alongside an understanding of the art and craft of painting landscape. Written by artist Richard Pikesley, it demonstrates his approach and that of other contributors, who illustrate the diversity of paths that can be taken to achieve a passionate and personal response to the landscape. Richly illustrated with more than 300 color images, this book emphasizes the importance of observation, and advises on how to "learn" the landscape; it teaches the rudiments of drawing, and develops confidence and technical understanding of the subject; it explains color mixing on the palette, and how color works in nature and is affected by sunlight. Also included is a guide to the materials, equipment, and techniques of the landscape painter. Finally, there is advice on presenting, framing, and displaying your work, and how to find exhibition opportunities.

About this Author

Richard Pikesley is a professional artist and teacher. Painting landscape has always been the central part of his output, working in oils, watercolor and printmaking. As a qualified and experienced teacher, he has worked alongside novice and emerging artists, and leads painting trips and courses in the UK and abroad. Elected to membership of the prestigious New English Art Club at the age of 23, he has recently served as its president. He is a member of the royal Watercolour Society, and exhibits in solo and group exhibitions all over the UK, as well as contributing to many exhibitions across the world.

ISBN: 9781785006715
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Published: 2020-03-01

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