Landscape Painting Essentials

Landscape Painting Essentials

Lessons in Acrylic, Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

Book - 2015
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"Landscape Painting Essentials is packed with practical information. You'll make the critical shift from painting what you see to painting as an artist sees. You'll learn to strategically edit shapes, rearrange elements and enhance color. You'll gain a better understanding of what to include in your painting, what to change and what to leave out. Most importantly, you'll gain the skills necessary to turn nature's bounty of inspiration into original, stunning landscape paintings."
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio :, North Light Books,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781440336270
Branch Call Number: 751.4 V871
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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Jan 25, 2018

Very helpful observations on visual perception when working from life (plein air) compared to working from a photo, and how to approach both situations. Discussion on creating visual paths to lead the eye through a painting, and showing examples on how manipulating various elements can improve a painting.


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