You'll Love This Landscape Drawing Book If:
- You love capturing the beauty of nature with pen, ink or watercolor
- You're searching for new & exciting landscape drawing techniques
- You want landscape drawing tips for drawing a new terrain or scene
Perfect for artists of all skill levels, Creating Textured Landscapes with Pen, Ink and Watercolor features step-by-step demonstrations and exercises focused on helping you create a finished landscape drawing from start-to-finish. Add richness, depth and texture to your landscape and watch it come alive before your eyes. Conquer a wide variety of terrain, season, foliage & more with these great landscape drawing techniques.If you want to learn how to draw great landcapes, then this landscape drawing book from Claudia Nice is perfect for you. Claudia has been teaching drawing & painting around the country for more than 15 years and she brings that experience and expertise to every page of her books. She's the author of more than 30 successful instructional art books and she's been featured in many leading art instruction magazines.
In Creating Textured Landscapes with Pen, Ink and Watercolor You'll Learn:
- How to create textures using lines, dots, bruising, scribbling, spattering, blotting, printing, stamping & more
- How to use inventive tools such as sponges, leaves & facial tissue in addition to pen, ink & watercolor
- How to use your eyes, reference photos & field sketches to create strong & attractive landscape compositions
In Creating Textured Landscapes with Pen, Ink and Watercolor You'll Find:
Chapter 1: Basic Tools and TechniquesChapter 2: Creative Clouds and SkiesChapter 3: Majestic Mountains, Hills and MesasChapter 4: Texturing Trees, Trucks and FoliageChapter 5: Rugged Rocks and Gritty GravelChapter 6: Transparent Textures for Rivers, Falls and LakesChapter 7: Flowers of the FieldChapter 8: Placing the Human Touch into your Landscapes
Check Out This Exclusive Excerpt from Creating Textured Landscapes with Pen, Ink and Watercolor:
Texture - Texture is the surface quality that allows us to tell an orange ball from an orange. Although actual texture can be created using texturing mediums, most artists give the illusion of texture by using link patterns and a variety of application tools. Texturing adds the finishing touch of reality to a landscape, but must be handled with thought and skill to preserve the credibility of the painting.In this chapter, we will take a closer look at all the compositional elements listed above, for no one component can stand alone in the creation of a successful landscape. However, the main focus will be on the basic texturing techniques and the tools used to create them. Don't be afraid to try them out before moving on. They say practice makes perfect, but I experiment with textures just because it's fun!
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