Brilliant Color: Painting Vibrant Outdoor Scenes
Author Julie Gilbert Pollard provides 10 step-by-step demonstrations that teach you how to paint bold colorful landscapes in oil. Her detailed instructions and color charts will awaken your sense of color and help you to achieve more luminous paintings.
Fill Your Oil Paintings With Light & Color
An invaluable guide from one of the nation's leading plein air artists. Whether you're interested in still lifes or landscape subjects, Kevin Macpherson's book teaches you how to see color, light and shadow and how to simply shapes for a stronger painting.
The Painterly Approach: An Artist's Guide To Seeing, Painting And Expressing
Bob Rohm, a popular workshop instructor, teaches techniques for improving your paintings and giving them greater expression. By focusing on shapes and values, rather than line, readers are taught to identify abstract patterns and evaluate their relationships in order to achieve a more painterly outcome.
A Celebration of Light
Create watercolor paintings with a strong visual impact. Learn to set up better compositions, use a full range of values, bring out more color in your work, play up textures, and paint effective backgrounds. Jane includes instructions on how to paint reflections, glass, lace and beautiful light patterns.
Paint Watercolors that Dance with Light
Gorgeous sun-drenched images that will make you want to pick up a brush. Artist and instructor, Elizabeth Kincaid, teaches you how to capture that elusive play of light that will make your watercolor paintings come alive with glowing beauty.
Learn to use color in striking and unusual ways. Quiller explains the how and why of color theories and provides inspiration with his own colorful works of art.