eBooks-share Landscape Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/art/landscape Latest Landscape eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@books-share.com admin@books-share.com Sat, 21 Nov 2020 04:32:06 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 Aesthetic Transcendentalism in Emerson, Peirce, and Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Painting (American Philosophy Series) (by Nicholas Guardiano) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/aesthetic-transcendentalism-in-emerson-peirce-and-nineteenth-century-american-landscape-painting-american-philosophy-series
Author(s): Nicholas Guardiano
Categories: Art > History, Art > Landscape, Philosophy > Aesthetics
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publish date: 2016-12-21
ISBN-10: 1498524532
ISBN-13: 9781498524537
Language: English
Description: Aesthetic Transcendentalism is a philosophy endorsing the qualitative and creative aspects of nature. Theoretically it argues for a metaphysical dimension of nature that is aesthetically real, pluralistic, and prolific. It directs our attention to the rich complexity of immediate experience, the possibility of discovering new aesthetic features about the world, and the transformative potential of art as an organic expression. This book presents the philosophy in its relationship to its historical roots in the philosophic and artistic traditions of nineteenth-century North America. In this multidisciplinary study, Nicholas L. Guardiano brings... more...
Sat, 21 Nov 2020 04:32:06 GMT
Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels: Essential Techniques for Brilliant Effects (by Maggie Price) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-sunlight-and-shadow-with-pastels-essential-techniques-for-brilliant-effects
Author(s): Maggie Price
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Drawing
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2011-04-06
ISBN-10: 1440303916
ISBN-13: 9781440303913
Language: English
Description: Master the art of creating lifelike landscapes and objects in pastel by using these sunlight and shadow techniques, whether you paint outdoors in natural light, inside using artificial light or from photographs, all at a great low price. Readers learn to represent the effects of light and shadow in order to create beautiful, lifelike paintings. Price and her contributors give readers everything they need to paint brilliant sunlight and beautiful shadows in pastel, starting with materials and going on to painting landscapes, seascapes and manmade structures, such as buildings. Whether readers enjoy working outdoors or prefer painting from... more...
Sat, 10 Oct 2020 00:22:02 GMT
Coastal Landscapes (Collins Learn to Paint) (by Ray Balkwill) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/coastal-landscapes-collins-learn-to-paint
Author(s): Ray Balkwill
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Drawing
Publisher: Harpercollins
Publish date: 2006
ISBN-10: 0007175590
ISBN-13: 9780007175598
Language: English
Description: "Learn to Paint - Coastal Landscapes" is a new title in the best-selling Collins "Learn to Paint" series. It features many step-by-step exercises and demonstration paintings of seascapes in watercolour, oils and pastels. Ray Balkwill is a popular artist and well-respected teacher, whose speciality is painting seascapes, estuaries, boats and harbours. In this book he demonstrates all the necessary techniques for painting successful coastal landscapes in watercolour, gouache, oils and pastels. Contents include: Painting water and reflections; Working from photographs; Capturing movement; Perspective and measuring; Composition; Tonal values; Colour... more...
Sat, 18 Jul 2020 10:46:09 GMT
Brilliant Color: Painting Vibrant Outdoor Scenes (by Julie Gilbert Pollard) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/brilliant-color-painting-vibrant-outdoor-scenes
Author(s): Julie Gilbert Pollard
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2009-01-15
ISBN-10: 1600610587
ISBN-13: 9781600610585
Language: English
Description: Push Color Beyond the Ordinary Let go of what you see, and paint what you feel! Brilliant Color reveals a new way of thinking about color, empowering you to push the envelope beyond ordinary realism into bold landscapes full of life and energy. The transformation begins by learning to see color as value. Starting with short demos featuring diagrams, color wheels and side-by-side visual comparisons, award-winning artist Julie Gilbert Pollard shows you how to liberate your use of color to capture the lively essence of every landscape. It's not about complex color theory or painstaking... more...
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:36:07 GMT
Country Flowers in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint) (by Ann Blockley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/country-flowers-in-watercolour-collins-learn-to-paint
Author(s): Ann Blockley
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: Collins
Publish date: 2009-02-05
ISBN-10: 0007297203
ISBN-13: 9780007297207
Language: English
Description: Ann Blockley is well-known for her attractive paintings of flowers and here she explains all the basic techniques for painting country flowers in watercolour. This practical yet inspirational book is part of the renowned Collins Learn to Paint series. Country flowers are an accessible and endlessly fascinating subject. In this book, Ann Blockley shows you how to capture them in watercolours, teaching the methods and techniques that are needed to paint a variety of flowers. There are many practical and step-by-step demonstrations throughout, with sections on how to create texture and effective backgrounds, making this an essential guide on the subject.
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 04:46:11 GMT
Landscape Painting Inside and Out: Capture the Vitality of Outdoor Painting in Your Studio With Oils (by Kevin D. MacPherson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscape-painting-inside-and-out-capture-the-vitality-of-outdoor-painting-in-your-studio-with-oils
Author(s): Kevin D. MacPherson
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2006-10-20
ISBN-10: 1581807554
ISBN-13: 9781581807554
Language: English
Description: Paint with passion, purpose and pleasure What do you want your landscape painting to say about this place, this moment? How do you use the visual vocabulary - line, shape, value, color, edges - to say it? With this book, your conversation with nature will direct your brush. With an exhilarating, synergistic combination of indoor and outdoor painting, Kevin Macpherson shows you how to create personal, poetic landscapes that capture the feeling of being there. Learn how to: Use a limited palette in a way that is more liberating than limiting Experience nature to the... more...
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:26:04 GMT
The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook - Landscapes (by Gordon Mackenzie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-watercolorists-essential-notebook-landscapes
Author(s): Gordon Mackenzie
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2006-05-11
ISBN-10: 1581806604
ISBN-13: 9781581806601
Language: English
Description: Painting with watercolors gives you endless opportunities to create the world you want. You choose whether to let the sun blaze or the rain pour, to move a maple tree here or make the trail wind over there, to subdue a hillside with quiet greens or make a forest glow with dazzling golds and reds. It's not only a matter of what to paint, but how to go about painting it. This book examines, one at a time, the three major elements of landscape painting: water, sky and land. You will be encouraged to try numerous ways of painting each one. Then you can choose the methods that best express how the... more...
Sun, 01 Mar 2020 06:12:04 GMT
Donna Dewberry's Essential Guide to Flower and Landscape Painting: 50 Decorative and One-Stroke Painting Projects (by Donna Dewberry) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/donna-dewberrys-essential-guide-to-flower-and-landscape-painting-50-decorative-and-one-stroke-painting-projects
Author(s): Donna Dewberry
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2013-06-18
ISBN-10: 1440328331
ISBN-13: 9781440328336
Language: English
Description: 50 of Donna's favorite projects in one gorgeous book! Donna Dewberry flowers are beautiful to behold, and they are beautifully simple to create. You can achieve the same loveliness using her easy-to-master One-Stroke painting techniques. Inside, you'll see how--step by simple step. Pages are abloom with Donna's favorite flowers (soon to be your favorites, too!), fabulous landscapes, and garden projects to make your outside space a happier place. An intro chapter covers all the basics, from selecting your tools and loading your brush, to fundamental brushstrokes, palette knife painting... more...
Mon, 03 Feb 2020 06:56:10 GMT
Nature and Culture: American Landscape and Painting, 1825-1875, With a New Preface (by Barbara Novak) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/nature-and-culture-american-landscape-and-painting-1825-1875-with-a-new-preface-1
Author(s): Barbara Novak
Categories: Art > History, Art > Landscape, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2007-02-12
ISBN-10: 0195305868
ISBN-13: 9780195305869
Language: English
Description: In this richly illustrated volume, featuring more than fifty black-and-white illustrations and a beautiful eight-page color insert, Barbara Novak describes how for fifty extraordinary years, American society drew from the idea of Nature its most cherished ideals. Between 1825 and 1875, all kinds of Americans--artists, writers, scientists, as well as everyday citizens--believed that God in Nature could resolve human contradictions, and that nature itself confirmed the American destiny. Using diaries and letters of the artists as well as quotes from literary texts, journals, and periodicals, Novak illuminates the range of ideas projected onto the... more...
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:36:10 GMT
Landscape And Memory (by Simon Schama) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscape-and-memory
Author(s): Simon Schama
Categories: Art > Landscape, History > Historiography, Nature > Wildlife, Science > Biology
Publisher: Vintage
Publish date: 1996-11-05
ISBN-10: 0679735127
ISBN-13: 9780679735120
Language: English
Description: A Time Magazine Best Books of the Year. In Landscape and Memory, award-winning author Simon Schama ranges over continents and centuries to reveal the psychic claims that human beings have made on nature. He tells of the Nazi cult of the primeval German forest; the play of Christian and pagan myth in Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers; and the duel between a monumental sculptor and a feminist gadfly on the slopes of Mount Rushmore. The result is a triumphant work of history, naturalism, mythology, and art, as encyclopedic as The Golden Bough and as irresistibly readable as Schama's own Citizens.  "A work of great ambition and... more...
Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:22:02 GMT
Paint Realistic Animals in Acrylic with Lee Hammond (by Lee Hammond) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/paint-realistic-animals-in-acrylic-with-lee-hammond
Author(s): Lee Hammond
Categories: Art > History, Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2007-06-18
ISBN-10: 1581809123
ISBN-13: 9781581809121
Language: English
Description: Discover the no-fear, all-fun way to paint family pets, barnyard animals, woodland critters and exotic creatures!Paint Realistic Animals in Acrylic With Lee HammondWhat do you get when you combine the ever-popular subject of animals, the user-friendly medium of acrylic, and the friendly, encouraging teaching style of Lee Hammond? A simple and fun way to start painting your favorite animals in a charming, realistic style! No previous experience? No problem! Lee's easy-going approach begins with nothing more than an assembly of spheres and a basic foundation of color. 24 step-by-step demonstrations show you how to refine these basic elements into... more...
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:16:02 GMT
Invisible Oil (Edition Angewandte) (German and English Edition) (English and German Edition) (by Ernst Logar) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/invisible-oil-edition-angewandte-german-and-english-edition-english-and-german-edition
Author(s): Ernst Logar
Categories: Art > Individual Artist, Art > Landscape, Reference > General, Science > Environmental Science, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer Vienna Architecture
Publish date: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 3709104602
ISBN-13: 9783709104606
Language: English
Description: In Invisible Oil, the artist Ernst Logar addresses the material petroleum and its importance as a basis of our modern civilization using the example of the Scottish petroleum metropolis Aberdeen. In the course of his work, the artist managed to get access to non public places of the North Sea based petroleum industry. The photographs taken and the correspondence with the petroleum companies, which are active there, are documented as well as the numerous artistic works developed and made of the material petroleum. These objects refl ect our modern civilization's dependency on petroleum and contemplate it in a haunting manner. The book also addresses... more...
Tue, 28 May 2019 21:16:07 GMT
Landscape and Power (by W. J. T. Mitchell) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscape-and-power
Author(s): W. J. T. Mitchell
Categories: Art > Landscape, Photography > General
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publish date: 2002-04-15
ISBN-10: 0226532054
ISBN-13: 9780226532059
Language: English
Description: The first edition of this book, published in 1994, reshaped the direction of landscape studies by considering landscape not simply as an object to be seen or a text to be read, but as an instrument of cultural force, a central tool in the creation of national and social identities. This second edition adds not only a new preface, but five new essays—from Edward Said, W. J. T. Mitchell, Jonathan Bordo, Michael Taussig, and Robert Pogue Harrison-extending the scope of the book in remarkable ways.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:52:01 GMT
The Work of Art: Plein Air Painting and Artistic Identity in Nineteenth-Century France (by Anthea Callen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-work-of-art-plein-air-painting-and-artistic-identity-in-nineteenth-century-france
Author(s): Anthea Callen
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish date: 2015-06-15
ISBN-10: 1780233558
ISBN-13: 9781780233550
Language: English
Description: In The Work of Art, Anthea Callen analyzes the self-portraits, portraits of fellow artists, photographs, prints, and studio images of prominent nineteenth-century French Impressionist painters, exploring the emergence of modern artistic identity and its relation to the idea of creative work. Landscape painting in general, she argues, and the “plein air” oil sketch in particular were the key drivers of change in artistic practice in the nineteenth century―leading to the Impressionist revolution.             Putting the work of artists from Courbet and Cézanne to... more...
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:12:08 GMT
Carleton Watkins: Making the West American (by Tyler Green) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/carleton-watkins-making-the-west-american
Author(s): Tyler Green
Categories: Art > Individual Artist, Art > Landscape, Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Photography > History, Photography > Subjects & Themes
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish date: 2018-10-16
ISBN-10: 0520287983
ISBN-13: 9780520287983
Language: English
Description:  "[a] fascinating and indispensable book."—Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) is widely considered the greatest American photographer of the nineteenth century and arguably the most influential artist of his era. He is best known for his pictures of Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias.   Watkins made his first trip to Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove in 1861 just as the Civil War was beginning. His photographs of Yosemite were exhibited in New York for the first time in 1862, as news of the Union’s disastrous defeat at Fredericksburg was... more...
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:36:09 GMT
Landscapes in Watercolour (Collins 30-Minute Painting Series) (by Paul Talbot-Greaves) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscapes-in-watercolour-collins-30-minute-painting-series
Author(s): Paul Talbot-Greaves
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Collins
Publish date: 2009-03-02
ISBN-10: 0007277512
ISBN-13: 9780007277513
Language: English
Description: Many people think they don't have enough time to paint, but in this attractive guide Paul Talbot-Greaves encourages quick and simple painting. By working with just a few materials and focusing on the key techniques it is possible to achieve successful, realistic landscape paintings in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously.All the key topics are covered, from watercolour techniques, colour and tone to learning about creating distance, composing pictures and selecting scenes.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:36:09 GMT
The Art of Painting and Drawing Animals (Dover Art Instruction) (by Fredric Sweney) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-art-of-painting-and-drawing-animals-dover-art-instruction
Author(s): Fredric Sweney
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Drawing
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publish date: 2006-01-20
ISBN-10: 0486445984
ISBN-13: 9780486445984
Language: English
Description: Thousands of years after man first recorded his impressions of animals on cave walls, artists are still attempting to reproduce images of these incredibly diverse creatures of land, sea, and air. This book by an award-winning artist is designed to aid painters at all skill levels to draw and paint wildlife with precision and accuracy. Award-winning artist Fredric Sweney begins by using the horse as the basis for understanding the physical structure of animals, while the wild duck serves as the model for the configuration, wing construction, and flight characteristics of birds. More than 260 illustrations, along with... more...
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 06:02:02 GMT
Romanticism & the School of Nature: Nineteenth-Century European Drawings and Oil Sketches From the Karen B. Cohen Collection (by Colta Ives) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/romanticism-and-the-school-of-nature-nineteenth-century-european-drawings-and-oil-sketches-from-the-karen-b-cohen-collection
Author(s): Colta Ives
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publish date: 2000-10
ISBN-10: 0300085117
ISBN-13: 9780300085112
Language: English
Description: Nineteenth-century French and English paintings, drawings, and oil sketches -- works by such great artists as Courbet, Constable, Delacroix, Gericault, Corot, Rousseau, Couture, and Daubigny -- are presented in this interesting book, a documentation of some of the holdings of Karen B. Cohen, a noted New York collector. Because they have been held for so long in private hands, most of the works in this collection are little known, and many are published here for the first time. Colta Ives and Elizabeth E. Barker provide documentation and commentary for each work, placing it within the context of each artist's development and connecting it to... more...
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:32:19 GMT
Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes: Transform Ordinary Places into Extraordinary Scenes (by Joyce Hicks) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-beautiful-watercolor-landscapes-transform-ordinary-places-into-extraordinary-scenes
Author(s): Joyce Hicks
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2014-06-05
ISBN-10: 1440329575
ISBN-13: 9781440329579
Language: English
Description: Learn the Art of Seeing and tap into the beauty of the everyday! The scenes around you don't have to be perfect to inspire beautiful watercolor paintings. In Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes, Joyce Hicks shows you how to transform ordinary landscapes into gorgeous, lush works of art. First you'll learn to look differently at the world around you by slowing down and seeing beauty in the every day to find settings you can't wait to paint. Then, by learning to understand design elements and principles, use color and make the most of artistic license, you'll gain the confidence you... more...
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:30:41 GMT
Landscape Painting (In the History of Art) (by Bo Jeffares) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscape-painting-in-the-history-of-art
Author(s): Bo Jeffares
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Mayflower Books
Publish date: 1979
ISBN-10: 0831754133
ISBN-13: 9780831754136
Language: English
Description: Book by Jeffares, Bo
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 02:22:12 GMT
Raymond Jonson and the Spiritual in Modernist and Abstract Painting (Routledge Research in Art History) (by Herbert R. Hartel Jr.) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/raymond-jonson-and-the-spiritual-in-modernist-and-abstract-painting-routledge-research-in-art-history
Author(s): Herbert R. Hartel Jr.
Categories: Art > History, Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2018-03-05
ISBN-10: 113871254X
ISBN-13: 9781138712546
Language: English
Description: This is the most thorough and detailed monograph on the artwork of Raymond Jonson. He is one of many artists of the first half of the twentieth-century who demonstrate the richness and diversity of an under-appreciated period in the history of American art. Visualizing the spiritual was one of the fundamental goals of early abstract painting in the years before and during World War I. Artists turned to alternative spirituality, the occult, and mysticism, believing that the pure use of line, shape, color, light and texture could convey spiritual insight. Jonson was steadfastly dedicated to this goal for most of his career and... more...
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:42:15 GMT
Artistic Visions of the Anthropocene North: Climate Change and Nature in Art (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies) (by Gry Hedin, Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/artistic-visions-of-the-anthropocene-north-climate-change-and-nature-in-art-routledge-advances-in-art-and-visual-studies
Author(s): Gry Hedin, Ann-Sofie N. Gremaud
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Landscape, History > Europe, Science > Earth Sciences, Science > Environmental Science
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2018-03-16
ISBN-10: 1138232637
ISBN-13: 9781138232631
Language: English
Description: In the era of the Anthropocene, artists and scientists are facing a new paradigm in their attempts to represent nature. Seven chapters, which focus on art from 1780 to the present that engages with Nordic landscapes, argue that a number of artists in this period work in the intersection between art, science, and media technologies to examine the human impact on these landscapes and question the blurred boundaries between nature and the human. Canadian artists such as Lawren Harris and Geronimo Inutiq are considered alongside artists from Scandinavia and Iceland such as J.C. Dahl, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Toril Johannessen, and Björk.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:36:05 GMT
Wild Island: A Year in the Hebrides (by JANE SMITH) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wild-island-a-year-in-the-hebrides
Author(s): JANE SMITH
Categories: Art > Landscape, Nature > Birds & Birdwatching, Science > Biology, Art > Drawing, Art > Painting
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Publish date: 2016-06-01
ISBN-10: 1780272693
ISBN-13: 9781780272696
Language: English
Description: This is a book for anyone interested in wildlife, for art lovers, for tourists wanting a memento of their holiday, for everyone who loves the west coast of Scotland. It depicts a year in the life of Oronsay, a remote island that is farmed by the RSPB for the benefit of wildlife, and follows artist Jane Smith, as she attempts to portray the interactions of wildlife, farm animals and human inhabitants. A humorous, firsthand, personal view of island life, both human and otherwise, and is illustrated with Jane Smith’s vibrant and acutely observed sketches, paintings and prints. Themes include: • The trials of a wildlife artist... more...
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 06:56:03 GMT
Lighthouses (Our Earth Collection) (by Parkstone Press) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lighthouses-our-earth-collection
Author(s): Parkstone Press
Categories: Architecture > General, Art > Landscape
Publisher: Parkstone Press
Publish date: 2010-07-30
ISBN-10: 1844847705
ISBN-13: 9781844847709
Language: English
Description: The lighthouse, an indefatigable watchman, ceaselessly guides boats to their ports.This beacon of maritime signalisation has guided sailors since antiquity.The first known lighthouse appeared on the island of Pharos, and was the remarkable Lighthouse of Alexandria; however, it seems that volcanoes like Stromboli and its frequent eruptions were possibly at the origin of this invention, as the fires guided boats to their shores. Faced with the increasing development of modern navigational aids, these lone sentinels do not hold the same functional importance today. However, this work emphasises not only their... more...
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:26:09 GMT
New Horizons: The Art of Wandering (by Shirin Sahba) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/new-horizons-the-art-of-wandering
Author(s): Shirin Sahba
Categories: Art > Landscape, Travel > Reference, Art > Painting
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publish date: 2018-05-01
ISBN-10: 1452160457
ISBN-13: 9781452160450
Language: English
Description: This vibrant and entrancing book invites readers on a journey around the world. Artist and globetrotter Shirin Sahba celebrates the diversity of people, places, and traditions, and revels in the joy of the journey itself. In exquisitely detailed paintings, she captures fleeting moments and small treasures—a brightly colored sari fluttering in the breeze, a mother and child enjoying gelatos on a hot Italian day, the mesmerizing pattern of an antique Chinese carpet. Along the way, the artist shares reflections, inspirations, and stories, immersing readers in each new landscape. Packaged in a petite square and featuring a shimmering foil-stamped... more...
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:14:08 GMT
Country Landscapes in Watercolor (by John Blockley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/country-landscapes-in-watercolor-1
Author(s): John Blockley
Categories: Architecture > General, Art > History, Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Publish date: 1982
ISBN-10: 0823016161
ISBN-13: 9780823016167
Language: English
Description: Outlines the basic techniques for the watercolor painting of landscapes and discusses how to paint woodland, mountain, coastal, and moorland farms with watercolors
Tue, 29 May 2018 18:56:02 GMT
How to Paint Still Lifes (Watson-Guptill Artist's Library) (by Jose Maria Parramon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/how-to-paint-still-lifes-watson-guptill-artists-library
Author(s): Jose Maria Parramon
Categories: Architecture > General, Art > History, Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
Publish date: 1990-10-01
ISBN-10: 0823049221
ISBN-13: 9780823049226
Language: English
Description: Following a historical overview of still life, the author gives advice on painting materials and studio set-up. Proportion and perspective are covered as are principles of content, theme and mood, together with demonstrations on how to create a variety of still life compositions.
Mon, 14 May 2018 23:52:09 GMT
Painting Landscapes (by Kevin Scully) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-landscapes
Author(s): Kevin Scully
Categories: Art > Landscape, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publish date: 2018-10-01
ISBN-10: 1785003836
ISBN-13: 9781785003837
Language: English
Description: This book takes readers through the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary for painting the natural world. It presents a practical information and advice for both beginners and more experienced painters, and will help them develop their knowledge and skill both in the studio and also when working en plein-air. From initial planning through to finished paintings, artists are shown how to tackle this vast and exciting subject.
Sat, 12 May 2018 15:12:03 GMT
Basic Still Life Techniques (North Light Basic Painting Series) (by Rachel Wolf) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/basic-still-life-techniques-north-light-basic-painting-series
Author(s): Rachel Wolf
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 1994-08
ISBN-10: 0891345884
ISBN-13: 9780891345886
Language: English
Description: 20 artists share their techniques of still life painting in a variety of mediums, including exercises and demonstrations by Jan Kunz, Doug Dawson, Ted Goerschner, Joyce Pike and others.
Mon, 07 May 2018 08:12:05 GMT
Artist's Photo Reference: Wildlife (by Bart Rulon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/artists-photo-reference-wildlife
Author(s): Bart Rulon
Categories: Art > Landscape, Photography > General, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2003-04
ISBN-10: 1581801661
ISBN-13: 9781581801668
Language: English
Description: Complemented by hundreds of dynamic animal photographs, this photographic reference is divided into six sections according to various types of animals--including hoofed mamals, carnivorous mammals, small mammals, aquatic wildlife, African wildlife, and Indian wildlife--all featured in their natural habitats and photographed from different angles, as well as step-by-step demonstrations and handy tips. Original.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:02:03 GMT
David Bellamy's Watercolour Landscape Course (by David Bellamy) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/david-bellamys-watercolour-landscape-course
Author(s): David Bellamy
Categories: Art > History, Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Publish date: 2004-01-01
ISBN-10: 0007163894
ISBN-13: 9780007163892
Language: English
Description: Structured and practical in approach, David Bellamy's guide has amateur painters painting pictures right from the start. The well-known teacher-artist helps students to learn techniques by producing actual sketches, studies and watercolour paintings in this inspiring and practical guide. The book is divided into three main parts. The first section covers all the practical aspects of watercolour painting; the second section is more challenging, requiring students to take a little more initiative and develop their own style; and the third shows how to paint the many different elements of the landscape. The... more...
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 07:42:07 GMT
Masterplanning Futures (by Lucy Bullivant) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/masterplanning-futures
Author(s): Lucy Bullivant
Categories: Architecture > Planning, Art > Landscape, Political Science > Public Policy, Social Science > Sociology, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2012-09-14
ISBN-10: 0415554470
ISBN-13: 9780415554473
Language: English
Description: Winner of the Urban Design Group's 2014 Book of the Year Award! In the past, spatial masterplans for cities have been fixed blueprints realized as physical form through conventional top down processes. These frequently disregarded existing social and cultural structures, while the old modernist planning model zoned space for home and work. At a time of urban growth, these models are now being replaced by more adaptable, mixed use plans dealing holistically with the physical, social and economic revival of districts, cities and regions. Through today’s public participative approaches and using technologically enabled... more...
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:46:02 GMT
The Essential Book of Drawing Animals (by Aimee Willsher) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-essential-book-of-drawing-animals
Author(s): Aimee Willsher
Categories: Art > Landscape, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Arcturus
Publish date: 2015-04-15
ISBN-10: 1784045071
ISBN-13: 9781784045074
Language: English
Description: This step-by-step guide shows aspiring artists how to capture the essence of their favourite animals from around the world using a range of drawing media and techniques. This book will guide artists towards their own style of animal drawing so that they become confident in their own abilities.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:06:02 GMT
Painting Rivers from Source to Sea (by Rob Dudley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-rivers-from-source-to-sea
Author(s): Rob Dudley
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publish date: 2018-07-01
ISBN-10: 1785003593
ISBN-13: 9781785003592
Language: English
Description: Rivers provide a myriad of painting opportunities and challenges for the artist. Focusing on watercolor—one of the most direct of mediums—this practical book explains how to paint a river and capture its life, light, movement, color, and interest. Rob Dudley shares his methods, techniques, and ideas to make this beautiful book a must-have for all landscape and en plein-air artists. He covers the various moods and characters of rivers, how to to paint water to capture the light and reflections, and how to include such features as boats, wildlife, people, and bridges.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:12:02 GMT
Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser (by West Fraser) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-the-southern-coast-the-art-of-west-fraser
Author(s): West Fraser
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publish date: 2016-07-26
ISBN-10: 1611176948
ISBN-13: 9781611176940
Language: English
Description: Painting the Southern Coast: The Art of West Fraser is a stunning collection of the works of West Fraser, one of the nation’s most respected painters of representational art. A mastery of his medium and the scope of work ensure his place in southern art history. A true son of the lowcountry, Fraser has dedicated much of his career to capturing the lush, primordial beauty of the Southeast's coastal regions that have been altered by man and time. The 260 works in this book are representative of the sketches, studies, and finished paintings he has generated over his nearly forty-year career, works that depict coastal locales from Winyah Bay, South... more...
Sun, 07 Jan 2018 05:26:03 GMT
Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner (by Franny Moyle) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/turner-the-extraordinary-life-and-momentous-times-of-j-m-w-turner
Author(s): Franny Moyle
Categories: Art > Landscape, Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers, Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Humor > General, Art > Painting
Publisher: Viking
Publish date: 2016-08-23
ISBN-10: 0670922692
ISBN-13: 9780670922697
Language: English
Description: The extraordinary life of J. M. W Turner, one of Britain's most admired, misunderstood and celebrated artists J. M. W. Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man himself and the events of his life: the tragic committal of his mother to a lunatic asylum, the personal sacrifices he made to effect his stratospheric rise, and the bizarre double life he chose to lead in the last years of his life. A near-mythical figure in his own lifetime, Franny Moyle tells the story of the man who was considered visionary at best and ludicrous at worst. A resolute adventurer, he found new ways... more...
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 04:20:07 GMT
Sketch Now, Think Later: Jump into Urban Sketching with Limited Time, Tools, and Techniques (by Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sketch-now-think-later-jump-into-urban-sketching-with-limited-time-tools-and-techniques
Author(s): Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Drawing, Art > Painting
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publish date: 2017-10-01
ISBN-10: 1631593447
ISBN-13: 9781631593444
Language: English
Description: Sketching is more popular than ever, but busy lives leave almost no room for sitting down with a pad and pen, and practicing. Many people give up on their potential hobby (and artistic outlet) because they feel they just don’t have the time to lay the groundwork. Here’s a secret though: you do have time each day to practice, you just need to incorporate sketching into your daily life. Sketch Now, Think Later covers the tools, techniques and tips that author and Urban Sketching Correspondent of Boston Mike Daikubara has developed in his more than 15 years as a practicing artist, and will show you how to fully dive into... more...
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:46:05 GMT
Painting Skies and Seascapes (by Peter Rush) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/painting-skies-and-seascapes
Author(s): Peter Rush
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publish date: 2014-10-01
ISBN-10: 1847976212
ISBN-13: 9781847976215
Language: English
Description: A practical and inspirational guide of great interest to marine, landscape, coastal, and naval artists The sea and sky have captured the attention of artists for centuries. Their energy and drama, or their tranquility and beauty, can be portrayed powerfully and magnificently in a painting. This encouraging and user-friendly book gives practical advice on how to set about sea and sky painting, and explains what to look for in capturing space and movement, color, and light. It details the tools, materials, and techniques; offers practical instruction on colored inks, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, and oils;... more...
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:56:06 GMT
Keys to Successful Landscape Painting (by Foster Caddell) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/keys-to-successful-landscape-painting
Author(s): Foster Caddell
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns
Publish date: 1976-05
ISBN-10: 0823025799
ISBN-13: 9780823025794
Language: English
Description: Most other oil painting books tell you about brushes, mixing colors, what kinds of canvases, etc. This book assumes you already have those books on hand. The author was an illustrator who became a teacher, and apparently he saw his students making the same mistakes over and over. Keys to Successful Landscape Painting uses 50 examples of errors and corrections. Well-done!
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:12:14 GMT
The Landscape Painter's Essential Handbook: How to Paint 50 Beautiful Landscapes in Watercolor (by Joe Francis Dowden) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-landscape-painters-essential-handbook-how-to-paint-50-beautiful-landscapes-in-watercolor
Author(s): Joe Francis Dowden
Categories: Art > Landscape, Reference > Encyclopedias, Art > Painting
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish date: 2007-10-18
ISBN-10: 0715325019
ISBN-13: 9780715325018
Language: English
Description: From snow-covered mountains to tranquil meadows, this unique artist's reference will show you how to paint 50 glorious landscapes in watercolor. Learn the basic techniques required to paint each landscape through the clear illustrations and step-by-step demonstrations Follow the author's practical advice and ingenious ideas to achieve the best results, and refer to his fantastic finished paintings for further inspiration Use the indispensable introduction to discover the essential materials, basic techniques and key principles for capturing landscapes The must-have practical... more...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:06:07 GMT
Frederic Church: The Art and Science of Detail (by Jennifer Raab) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/frederic-church-the-art-and-science-of-detail
Author(s): Jennifer Raab
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish date: 2015-11-03
ISBN-10: 0300208375
ISBN-13: 9780300208375
Language: English
Description: Frederic Church (1826–1900), the most celebrated painter in the United States during the mid-19th century, created monumental landscapes of North and South America, the Arctic, and the Middle East. These paintings were unsurpassed in their attention to detail, yet the significance of this pictorial approach has remained largely unexplored. In this important reconsideration of Church’s works, Jennifer Raab offers the first sustained examination of the aesthetics of detail that fundamentally shaped 19th-century American landscape painting. Moving between historical context and close readings of famous... more...
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 19:28:04 GMT
Drawing and Painting the Landscape: A Course of 50 Lessons (by Philip Tyler) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/drawing-and-painting-the-landscape-a-course-of-50-lessons
Author(s): Philip Tyler
Categories: Art > Landscape, Crafts & Hobbies > General, Art > Drawing
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publish date: 2018-05-01
ISBN-10: 1785003240
ISBN-13: 9781785003240
Language: English
Description: Capturing the landscape on paper requires the artist to look—to look deep into the distance and deep into the soul. This practical book celebrates the genre of landscape painting—the wonder of discovering the extraordinary in the everyday scene. Philip Tyler looks in detail at the materials, techniques, and approaches needed to paint the landscape, and offers advice on how to portray space, light, atmosphere, and different weather conditions. Supported by the words and images of other notable artists, he explains how to transfer one's emotional response to the landscape onto paper or canvas. There are exercises to support... more...
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:32:07 GMT
Earth-Mapping: Artists Reshaping Landscape (by Edward S. Casey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/earth-mapping-artists-reshaping-landscape
Author(s): Edward S. Casey
Categories: Art > Landscape, Science > Astronomy
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Publish date: 2005-03-03
ISBN-10: 0816643326
ISBN-13: 9780816643325
Language: English
Description: Dutch world maps of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with their decorative pictures and elaborate typography, stand in sharp contrast to the wholly practical maps of today, which emphasize precise detail and consistent scale. Art, since the Impressionist period, has seemingly moved in the opposite direction, toward a less realistic interpretation of the world around us. Edward S. Casey demonstrates that the disciplines of mapping and painting, long thought to have diverged, are again intersecting. Earth-Mapping describes the ways in which artists of the last half century have incorporated ingenious mapping techniques... more...
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:22:02 GMT
Landscape Between Ideology and the Aesthetic: Marxist Essays on British Art and Art Theory, 1750-1850 (Historical Materialism) (by ANDREW HEMINGWAY) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/landscape-between-ideology-and-the-aesthetic-marxist-essays-on-british-art-and-art-theory-1750-1850-historical-materialism
Categories: Art > Design, Art > History, Art > Landscape
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publish date: 2017-11-14
ISBN-10: 1608468313
ISBN-13: 9781608468317
Language: English
Description: This collection brings together for the first time many of the influential Marxist art-historian Andrew Hemingway’s most important works on Romantic landscape painting. With a careful eye for both the ideological and aesthetic aspects of a wide range of pieces, Hemingway’s keen insights offer stunning new perspectives on some of the most important painters of the era.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:06:10 GMT
Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon: An artist's colorful guide to drawing on the go! (by Monika Forsberg) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/anywhere-anytime-art-crayon-an-artists-colorful-guide-to-drawing-on-the-go
Author(s): Monika Forsberg
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Drawing
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Publish date: 2017-05-01
ISBN-10: 1633222705
ISBN-13: 9781633222700
Language: English
Description: Anyone can draw and paint, anywhere and at any time! Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon allows artists of all skill levels to create beautiful, spontaneous artwork inspired by their surroundings, no matter where they are! Discover how to work with crayon, master basic strokes and drawing techniques, and choose the right colors for your subjects. Fun and simple step-by-step projects teach you how to create your own contemporary works of art using crayons, and tips and techniques make creating portable art easy and enjoyable. Whether you like to draw at home or while out and about, Anywhere, Anytime Art: Crayon is sure to... more...
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:26:08 GMT
Beach: A Book of Treasures (by Josie Iselin) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/beach-a-book-of-treasures
Author(s): Josie Iselin
Categories: Art > Landscape, Nature > Oceans & Seas, Photography > General
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publish date: 2010-04-28
ISBN-10: 081187155X
ISBN-13: 9780811871556
Language: English
Description: Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beachfrom sea glass to driftwood, shells to stonesevoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air. In her writings, Iselin shares thoughts on the varied ways we experience the beach while also providing fascinating insights into the scientific ecosystem of the ocean, such as how the oyster constructs its shell and the ways in which algae is classified. At once an exploration and a meditation, Beach: A Book of Treasure will delight and inspire anyone who values the unique environment of the seashore and the myriad wonders found therein.
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:42:04 GMT
Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media (by Soraya French) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/contemporary-landscapes-in-mixed-media
Author(s): Soraya French
Categories: Architecture > Landscape, Art > Landscape
Publisher: Batsford
Publish date: 2017-09-05
ISBN-10: 1849943567
ISBN-13: 9781849943567
Language: English
Description: Make your landscape paintings more adventurous with these mixed-media techniques! Popular artist and teacher Soraya French encourages her students to broaden their horizons, and here she gives painters the tools they need to experiment with exciting combinations of acrylics, pastels, and collage. The book is divided into the four seasons, and the particular colors, shapes, patterns, and textures associated with each one; it also explores interesting ways of painting flowers and other details of nature. French explains how to create lively compositions, depict architectural features within the landscape, and even, in some... more...
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:42:15 GMT
Roshara Journal: Chronicling Four Seasons, Fifty Years, and 120 Acres (by Jerry Apps) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/roshara-journal-chronicling-four-seasons-fifty-years-and-120-acres
Author(s): Jerry Apps
Categories: Art > Landscape, Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Nature > General, Photography > Criticism, Technology & Engineering > Agriculture
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Publish date: 2016-06-13
ISBN-10: 0870207636
ISBN-13: 9780870207631
Language: English
Description: A photographic diary of a small Midwestern farm and the family who’ve made it their home In Roshara Journal, father-and-son team Jerry and Steve Apps share the monthly happenings at their family’s farm in central Wisconsin. Featuring Steve’s stunning photos and fifty years of Jerry’s journal entries, Roshara Journal captures the changes—both from month to month and over the decades—on the landscape and farmstead. The Apps family has owned Roshara since 1966. There they nurture a prairie restoration and pine plantation, maintain a large garden that feeds three generations,... more...
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:22:02 GMT
The Inspired Garden: 24 Artists Share Their Vision (by Judy Paolini) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-inspired-garden-24-artists-share-their-vision
Author(s): Judy Paolini
Categories: Art > Landscape
Publisher: Down East Books
Publish date: 2009-02-16
ISBN-10: 0892727373
ISBN-13: 9780892727377
Language: English
Description: It's not surprising that visual artists would create particularly interesting gardens. Besides a trained eye, they use their penchant for fearless artistic expression. This book offers a most unusual personal look at 20 spectacular private gardens in New England that will inspire readers to look at their own gardens with fresh perspectives. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs, the book features eye-opening interviews with the artist/gardeners, in which they explain their aesthetic approach to garden design.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:12:02 GMT
Creating Luminous Watercolor Landscapes (by Sterling Edwards) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/creating-luminous-watercolor-landscapes
Author(s): Sterling Edwards
Categories: Art > Landscape, Art > Painting
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2010-07-21
ISBN-10: 1600614698
ISBN-13: 9781600614699
Language: English
Description: How to paint your world in watercolor…and have fun doing it! The day Sterling Edwards watched an artist paint an entire sky with three deft brushstrokes was the day he committed to trading his tiny oil brushes and photorealistic style in favor of big, bold strokes of watercolor. In the years since, he's developed not only a wonderfully fresh, luminous painting style, but also an approach that takes the intimidation out of this beautiful but often-mystifying medium. In this book, he shares both. Initial chapters lay the foundation for successful paintings, from choosing the right... more...
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:46:06 GMT