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Drawing and Painting Trees in the Landscape
Draw & Paint Realistic Trees in All Four Seaons
Bestselling author and naturalist Claudia Nice is back with another studio essential for every landscape artist. Drawing & Painting Trees in the Landscape features Claudia's best tips and techniques for painting trees of all kinds in their natural settings- from the majesty of mountain evergreens to the delicate pink blossoms of cherry trees in spring.
With her inspiring artistic style and in-depth visual instruction, Claudia starts with the basics, showing you how to break down reference photos and open-air vistas into simple shapes, colors and textures. Follow along as she skillfully guides you through every step of creating vibrant compositions anchored by glorious trees and foliage, including: Drawing and sketching techniques for mapping out successful compositionsA variety of basic tree shapes you can reference and copy; featuring more than 40 conifers, hardwoods and deciduous treesProven color mixes for painting an array of vibrant hues-from the many different greens of foliage to the soft pastels of spring blossoms-using watercolor, oil, acrylics or mixed mediaStep-by-step instructions on drawing and painting important details, such as the weathered textures of bark, the sculptural shapes of bare branches in winter, aged mossy trunks and moreTechniques for working smart in any medium, such as using simple watercolor washes for distant foliage,...
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F&W Media, Inc.
September 19, 2011
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