Skies in Watercolour (Collins Learn to Paint) by Ron Ranson
This best-selling title will be relaunched in September 04 with a fresh new cover design. Ron Ranson has a huge following among amateur painters and skies are a fundamental element of any landscape painting, essential in creating atmosphere.
Learning how to paint impressive skies can enable artists to produce landscape paintings that are full of vitality and atmosphere. In Learn to Paint Skies in Watercolour experienced teacher Ron Ranson provides plenty of practical advice on how to achieve this. He gives guidelines on techniques, colour and aspects of composition, as well as tips on working on location and in the studio.
* guidelines on choosing materials and equipment
* descriptions of basic cloud formations
* simple sky exercises
* advice on creating atmosphere
* using a camera to provide good reference
* stage-by-stage demonstration paintings