Alwyn and June Crawshaw?s Outdoor Painting Course

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9780004133690: Alwyn and June Crawshaw?s Outdoor Painting Course

Top TV artists Alwyn and June Crawshaw guide you through a complete course of more than 40 step-by-step demonstrations of landscape paintings done on location.

All landscape painters like to paint directly from nature and here Alwyn and June Crawshaw show the reader how to deal with all the problems of painting outdoors, even the weather!

The book is divided into different sections, each dealing with a popular aspect of landscape painting:

• Coping with changing light
• Working with greens
• Painting trees and water
• Creating atmosphere
• Working in a hot climate
• Painting complicated scenes

Alwyn and June’s paintings – in both watercolour and oils – feature landscapes from around the world: Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain and the Bahamas. Alwyn and June paint in quite different styles and the comparisons are both interesting and instructive, making this an invaluable, practical course for the landscape painter.

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All landscape painters like to paint directly from nature and in thisbook Alwyn and June Crawshaw show the reader how to deal with every aspect of painting outdoors with more than 40 step-by-step demonstrations.

An original and unusual feature of 'Outdoor Painting Course' is that the demonstrations are all painted and photographed outside on location, whatever the weather! In this way, the reader can see exactly how experienced painters overcome the problems of painting outdoors.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:
• Information on selecting painting equipment for travelling
• Hints on how to cope with a variety of weather conditions
• Advice on taking stage photographs of your paintings
• Creating atmosphere and coping with changing light conditions.

About the Author:

Alwyn Crawshaw has written over 20 books on art instruction, all published by HarperCollins. He has a huge following among amateur painters and has made 8 successful TV series on Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel, as well as many videos on painting. Amongst other acheivements, Alwyn founded the Society of Amateur Artists, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a past president of the National Acrylic Painters’ Association. He regularly contributes to Leisure Painter magazine.

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Crawshaw, Alwyn; Crawshaw, June
Published by Collins (1999)
ISBN 10: 0004133692 ISBN 13: 9780004133690
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