With two popular mediums and a favorite topic, Dramatic Light is sure to become a staple on every artist's bookshelf. This guide shows painters how to capture the elusive quality of light and make their work glow from within. Highlights include: *Instruction in both watercolor and oils*23 step-by-step demonstrations on seeing and painting light*An in-depth look at basic light principles: transparency, translucency, luminosity and reflections*Gorgeous transparent and translucent subjects such as glass jars, sheer curtains, stained-glass windows and waterArtists at every level will come away with a better understanding of light--and more dramatic paintings!To prevent discomfort, position your tools conveniently and ergo- nomically. Place the ... Long skinny brushes make long skinny lines. ac Square brushes make rectangles or floating ribbon-like marks when you twist them between your fingers.
|Publisher||:||North Light Books - 2006-04-12|