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Arts & Entertainment:Painting and Drawing:Landscapes

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Landscape Sketching and Architectural Rendering: How to Draw in Pencil Pen Ink Landscapes Seascapes Cityscapes Architecture, Allan Staines
1 Landscape Sketching and Architectural Rendering: How to Draw in Pencil Pen Ink Landscapes Seascapes Cityscapes Architecture
Allan Staines Australia Pindedale Press 2014 1875217045 / 9781875217045 Soft cover New Book 28.0 x 21.0 x 1.0 
This book with its easy show me how style reveals the secrets that can turn you into a confident landscape sketching artist. The beginner is led from beginner sketching step-by-step, choosing equipment, visualizing perspective, creating tonal values and understanding composition. Covering not only landscapes but also all the elements found in the landscape as well as seascapes on to buildings and architectural renderings in pencil or pen and ink. Skilled artists will appreciate the many new landscape ideas and even the Allan Staines style, enabling them to broaden their approach and thinking. You'll learn: How to achieve the cleanest and richest tonal ranges in pencil or pen and ink All about the quality and texture of a range of popular papers and boards. Allan Staines walks the aspiring artist through a range of sketching mediums including grahite pencil, charcoal and Derwent Inktense, demonstrating the tonal range and feel you can expect from each. He also provides helpful advice for creating timeless, lasting gallery-quality artwork with pencil or pen and ink. Step-by-step sketching guides. Easy to follow guides for drawing: Landscapes. Seascapes. Cityscapes. Architecture. Learn everything you need from developing a 'sketching eye' to putting a scene on paper in your chosen medium. 112 Pages. About the Author: Allan Staines books have become classic references for Australian Builders, apprentices and DIY'ers. His ability to illustrate and describe construction procedures in an easy to follow step by step format will be an invaluable asset to have at your fingertips when renovating. The books by Allen Staines are respected for their attempt to translate national codes and bylaws accurately into common language, with his titles regularly updated to conform to changes in standards and bylaws. His books have become a bible for Builders, apprentices and DIY'ers. 
Price: 29.95 AUD 23.95 AUD 
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Sea & Sky in Acrylics: Techniques & Inspiration *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***, Dave White
2 Sea & Sky in Acrylics: Techniques & Inspiration *** Temporarily Out of Stock ***
Dave White UK Search Press 2015 1782210679 / 9781782210672 Soft cover New Book 29.0 x 21.6 x 1.0 cm 
Dave White introduces the simple but effective techniques that he uses to paint stunning, dramatic seascapes with beautiful and realistic skies. He demonstrates spattering, blending backgrounds, painting horizons, finger painting clouds and foam. There is expert advice on the anatomy of waves and how they rise and collapse, creating ripples, surf, foam and spray. Clear instructions show how to paint effective reflections and beaches to improve your seascapes. The sky section shows effective techniques for painting all types of cloud, with some innovative methods such as tipping up the surface to let dilute paint run, to create cirrus clouds. Dave's method of creating depth in sea, beach and sky using lines projected from the vanishing point will radically improve readers' seascapes. There is a section of moods and sunsets full of beautiful, dramatic examples. Finally three step by step projects show how to paint a beach panorama with a rolling wave, a spectacular sunset over a calm sea and waves crashing on rocks. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Painting Pastel Landscapes, Jeremy Ford
3 Painting Pastel Landscapes
Jeremy Ford UK Search Press 2015 1782211160 / 9781782211167 Soft cover New Book 29.2 x 21.6 x 0.8 cm 
Written by pastel expert and former Society for All Artists President Jeremy Ford, this gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques and inspiring step-by-step projects. It starts with the basics, such as mark-making and blending, through using colour and tone and creating skyscapes, to more advanced techniques including successfully creating depth and perspective. The book builds in difficulty, interspersing the techniques with five beautiful step-by-step projects, allowing the reader to either dip in and out of the book for inspiration, or to follow the book as a course to build up their skills. A wide range of Jeremy's gorgeous and inspiring work is shown throughout the book to inspire and encourage the reader. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis: Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor, Johannes Vloothuis
4 Landscape Painting Essentials with Johannes Vloothuis: Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor
Johannes Vloothuis USA North Light Books 2015 144033627X / 9781440336270 Soft cover New Book 27.9 x 20.3 x 1.0 cm 
Secrets to Painting Beautiful Landscapes Painting the landscape can be fun and rewarding--if you make the right decisions as you paint. After all, it is the artist's greatest challenge to somehow capture a sense of it all--the grandness, the majesty, the splendor of nature--with just a few strokes of paint on a canvas. Popular art instructor Johannes Vloothuis makes the process a whole lot easier with the essential techniques, key concepts and expert advice he shares in this book. * Learn straightforward strategies to make your paintings more interesting and dramatic, such as simplifying the foreground, composing with abstract shapes and harmonizing colors. * Discover speci?c techniques for painting landscape elements including mountains, water, foliage, snow and more. *9 step-by-step demonstrations walk you through all the techniques necessary to create successful landscape paintings. Landscape Painting Essentials is packed with practical information. You'll make the critical shift from painting what you see to painting as an artist sees. You'll learn to strategically edit shapes, rearrange elements and enhance color. You'll gain a better understanding of what to include in your painting, what to change and what to leave out. Most importantly, you'll gain the skills necessary to turn nature's bounty of inspiration into original, stunning landscape paintings. 
Price: 34.95 AUD
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Lakes, Rivers & Streams in Acrylic: What to Paint, Paul Apps
5 Lakes, Rivers & Streams in Acrylic: What to Paint
Paul Apps UK Search Press 2015 1782210946 / 9781782210948 Soft cover New Book 23.5 x 21.6 x 0.9 cm 
The What to Paint series is perfect for readers with some painting skills and experience, who are looking for inspiring painting subjects. Each book has 24 beautiful full-page size paintings, a colour palette and informative captions pulling out details, tips and techniques used in various parts of each painting. At the back of the book there is a free outline for each painting for readers to transfer or scan on to paper. There are also instructions on transferring the images, and on selecting parts of the outlines to create new compositions. Artist Paul Apps will guide you through a selection of acrylic waterscapes including tranquil lakes, waterfalls, white water rivers and clear mountain streams examining how they appear with the changing moods of the landscape. Every painting is accompanied by outline transfers, which are ideal for beginners who want to get started painting without requiring the necessary drawing skills. 
Price: 28.95 AUD
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The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley: Selected Works in Oil and Pastel, Richard McKinley
6 The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley: Selected Works in Oil and Pastel
Richard McKinley USA North Light Books 2015 1440339694 / 9781440339691 Hardcover New Book 29.8 x 26.7 x 2.3 cm 
The Landscape Paintings of Richard McKinley invites you to experience the artist's life work and lessons learned. In this impressive yet intimate collection of 100 breathtaking pastel and oil landscape paintings, McKinley takes you along as he tackles his favorite subjects--the the vistas of the Pacific Northwest, the California coastline, fall in Taos, New Mexico, and many others--while sharing the anecdotes, techniques and feelings behind each work. This volume is, in essence, three books in one: * A salute to the beauty of our earth. Scenes (many completed en plein air) range from McKinley's home state of Oregon, to the arid deserts of Arizona, to Minnesota's lakes and France's Provence region. * The personal journey of one artist. His walks through the woods. His race with light. The people and places that have inspired him along the way. * The landscape-painting workshop of a lifetime. It's packed with expert insights on everything from working on location and the importance of preparatory sketches, to using underpainting, capturing light effects, and knowing when to stop. A compelling read for artists and art-lovers alike, every page resonates with McKinley's love of his craft, lifetime of know-how and knack for helping other artists discover their own original views of the world. 
Price: 69.95 AUD
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