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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback + 32 pages of tracings
  • Publication: 01 July 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216766
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 450
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: $31.99

Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Landscapes in Acrylics

$31.99

Build your skills with quick & easy painting projects by Barry Herniman

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Book Description

Learn to paint the landscape in 33 easy-to-follow exercises.

This beginner’s guide to painting the landscape in acrylics is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Each of the 33 quick-and-easy studies takes no more than 30 minutes, and will teach you how to apply a crucial technique to your work, or paint a particular aspect of the natural landscape. The book also contains 3 larger paintings that demonstrate how to combine the elements learned into vibrant and inspiring landscapes

Build up your skills in easy chunks, learning about form and composition, colour mixing, working with acrylics and capturing the drama of the natural world.

The exercises are all worked at postcard size ideal for a 6 x 4 inch (A6) watercolour pad  All the required tracings are included.

Table of Contents

Tracings
Introduction6
Basic painting equipment8
Tips and TEchniques10
Preparing and mixing paint 12
Washes14
Simple landscape18
Distant hills20
Using different surfaces22
Misty scene24
Rocky outcrop26
Trees and skies28
Winter trees30
Green fields32
Autumn trees34
Summer sky36
Moddy sky38
Lakes and rivers40
Flowing stream42
Bridge44
Quiet reflections46
Stepping stones48
Coastlines50
Towering cliffs52
White water54
Beachscape56
Rough seas58
Evening on the estuary60
Harbourside62
Town and country64
Country lane66
Rustic barn68
Successful shadows70
Townscape72
Country cottage74
Doorway76
Ox-eye daisies78
Hills, Mountains and Snow80
Hills82
Misty mountains84
Snowy lane86
Wintry woodland88
Lakeland River90
Garway Village92
Towards Achill Head94
Index96

About the Author

About Barry Herniman

Barry Herniman is a full time artist who has been painting landscapes and seascapes for many years. His medium of choice is watercolours and he is particularly fond of painting landscapes but also feels right at home painting anything from portraits to steam locomotives. 

He now travels extensively, both home and abroad, tutoring workshops and demonstrating to art clubs and societies and has had exhibitions in England, Canada and the USA. Barry won the Artist of the Year Award for the SAA in 2001 and the Harper Collins Award Patchings 2000. He is a regular contributor to the Artist magazine.

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