This best-selling title will be relaunched in June 05 with a fresh new cover design. Alwyn Crawshaw has a very loyal following among amateur painters, and this book provides an essential introduction to this exciting subject.
Landscapes are a very popular and rewarding subject for painters of all abilities. Here well-known and respected TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw demonstrates all the basic techniques of painting landscapes in watercolour and oils.
The book includes many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstration paintings of a variety of different landscapes, featuring mountains, snow, meadows and water. There are also useful sections on sketching, painting skies and trees, and how to add buildings, people and animals to your landscape paintings.
Part of the essential Learn to Paint series, this book provides the best introduction to this fascinating subject.
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Each title in the best-selling 'Learn to Paint' series is written by a professional working artist and offers the leisure painter a personal course of art instruction. Here 'Alwyn Crawshaw' clearly describes all the basic techniques of painting landscapes, and provides many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstration paintings.
• advice on materials and equipment
• basic techniques and methods
• help with perspective
• advice on sketching
• landscape ingredients
Alwyn Crawshaw is the author of over 20 books on art instruction, all of which are published by HarperCollins. He has a huge following among leisure painters and has had 7 successful TV series on Channel 4. He has also made many successful videos on painting. He is Founder of the Society of Amateur Artists and President of the National Acrylic Painters Association. He runs popular painting holidays and courses, and regularly gives lectures and demonstrations to painting groups.
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Book Description Collins, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000719398X