Drawing Scenery: Landscapes and Seascapes

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Penguin, 1988 - Art - 120 pages
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The how-to handbook that exactly explains and illustrates the step-by-step processes for drawing complete, succesful landscapes and seascapes and teaches the fundamentals of good composition as well as the separate picture elements. This guide combines the simplest kind of scenery sketching with the most complex renderings to give every artist, beginner or professional, essential scenery drawing techniques.

More than 900 diagrams, pictorial explanations, and pictures

 

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Drawing Scenery

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Drawing Scenery Landscapes and Seascapes elaborates in serial fashion composition trees mountains bodies of water and buildings. It is a very good starting point. Drawing The Head and Figure by the ... Read full review

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a good one :)

Contents

Choosing a Bounded Space for a Scene
1
Charting the Eyes Course
7
Followthrough and Depth Perception
13
Pencils and Papers
20
Uneven Earthen Contours
26
Contrasting Values
34
Simplifying Cloud Drawing
72
Sunsets and Sunrises
78
Diagram of Cloud Types 81 Analyzing Waves
89
Reflections in Water 90 A Few Suggested Techniques
113
Water Talk 96 Recording Planes and Values
119
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Jack Hamm is one of the best-selling authors of art instruction books. With nearly a million copies sold, his books have helped aspiring artists of every age and level of ability learn to draw and improve their technique.

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