Watercolour Landscapes from Photographs by Ron Ranson

Watercolour Landscapes from Photographs by Ron Ranson

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An explanation of how to use reference photographs of favourite landscapes to distill the essence of the scene into a painting without putting too much detail into the watercolour. Photographic examples of the author's work are included with a description of what has been eliminated and changed along with the techniques used.

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Ron Ranson does not advocate copying directly from photographs, and emphasizes that the camera's role should be that of servant rather than master. In this book he explains how to use reference photographs of favourite landscapes and then shows how to distil the essence of the scene in your painting, without putting too much detail into the watercolour. He includes photographic examples of landscapes he has painted around the world and describes what he eliminated in his painting, what he changed in the composition and what techniques were needed to ensure a successful result.

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SKU GOR001834707
Title Watercolour Landscapes from Photographs
Author By (author) Ron Ranson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0004133153
ISBN 13 9780004133157
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Ron Ranson does not advocate copying directly from photographs, and emphasizes that the camera's role should be that of servant rather than master. In this book he explains how to use reference photographs of favourite landscapes and then shows how to distil the essence of the scene in your painting, without putting too much detail into the watercolour. He includes photographic examples of landscapes he has painted around the world and describes what he eliminated in his painting, what he changed in the composition and what techniques were needed to ensure a successful result.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001834707
Title Watercolour Landscapes from Photographs
Author By (author) Ron Ranson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0004133153
ISBN 13 9780004133157
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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