This lavishly illustrated sketching and watercolor primer reveals how creating art can enhance any wilderness experience. With a skillful blend of inspiration and instruction, artist and naturalist Cathy Johnson offers personal anecdotes, exercises, and helpful tips to guide even first-time artists in using sketching and painting to deepen their understanding of the natural world.
Featuring simple, step-by-step instructions and 280 examples of the author's own work—in color and black-and-white—The Sierra Club Guide to Sketching in Nature covers a broad range of subjects, including tools and equipment; mixing paints and washes; understanding color and using a color wheel; capturing the illusion of light; sketching clouds, flowers, trees, plants, and animals; and using field sketches as studies for future paintings. The book also includes source lists for art supplies (including mail order), lists of national workshops for sketching and painting, and a bibliography.
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Revised and updated with 280 sketches and paintings, this new edition will appeal to the large market of nature lovers, aspiring artists, botanists, birdwatchers, teachers, hikers and naturalists.About the Author:
Cathy Johnson has written and illustrated seventeen books on the subjects of art and nature, including How to Draw What You See. A contributing editor to The Artist's Magazine and Country Living, she lives in Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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Descrizione libro Sierra Club Books, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Gift conditionWe Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Codice libro della libreria 3431002653t
Descrizione libro Sierra Club Books, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0871569329
Descrizione libro U.S.A.: Sierra Club Books, 1997. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Edition. Codice libro della libreria ABE-1489547309037
Descrizione libro Sierra Club Books, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110871569329