14 Formulas for Painting Fabulous LandscapesBook - 2004 | 1st ed.
When it comes to capturing the beauty of the great outdoors, it's the composition that really makes or breaks a landscape painting. Accomplished artist Barbara Nuss takes all the guesswork out of the equation with this indispensable guide.She shows artists how to simplify, arrange and refine what they see in the natural world to create a truly great painting. The book is divided into 14 chapters to cover each of the core design formats for landscape paintings.Within each section, readers will find easy-to-follow exercises, thumbnail sketches, photos and other helpful tools. Many of the composition topics are accompanied by complete painting demonstrations. Readers will come away with all the knowledge they need to link real-world nature scenes with these 14 essential compositions.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill.
Alternative Title: Fourteen formulas for painting fabulous landscapes