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Book details
  • Genre:ART
  • SubGenre:Techniques / Watercolor Painting
  • Language:English
  • Series title:"Painting With Ev Hales"
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:100
  • eBook ISBN:9780987114112


Painting Processes

by Ev Hales

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A landscape painting book that includes instructions for painting landscapes that capture the essence of the natural world. Practical discussion of subject issuesis relevant for all painting media, oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolour and includes mountains, foliage, vistas, illusions of space, depth and texture as well as how to create mood in the landscape. These aspects are clearly illustrated by over 100 inspiring color images. Technical issues related to medium, specifically watercolor, explore color, composition, texture, brushes as well as paper choice, all adding to your skill base. The specific subject insights, plus the technical tips will empower you to interpret the world as you see it.


Landscapes is a favorite painting subject. We all live in the natural world and have personl responses to specific places. This ebook explores a variety of the aspects of the land that are used in any or all landscape paintings. Specifically the earth parts of the landscape. A variety of approaches are discussed and methods that can be employed to assist any artists interested in this process. Specific discussion is given to watercolor and this medium is fully explored in relation to this subject. Color mixing with green being the key hue under sdiscussion and how to make this color interesting. This alone causes many artists problems when workign on a landscape subject. Textures, such a big part of the natural world, are explored with regard to making a two dimensional surface have a 'feel' reflecting the different aspects of the landscape. Space is another point of discussion because all landscapes need a sense of dimension. All the tools you need are explored in this volume which features over 100 color images, sure to inspire you. This ebook is the second of a 10 part series "Painting With Ev Hales".

About the author

Ev Hales trained as a secondary art teacher and still holds teaching as an important aspect of her life as an artist. Keenly sought as a tutor/mentor Ev Hales has been an important part of hundreds of artist’s lives as they developed their artistic voice. She teaches painting on location and holds workshops all over the world. A multi award winning artist with a consistent exhibiting record that spans more than twenty five years. She is also an author and is currently collating her painting teaching experience into a series of instructional ebooks. A visit to her website www.evhales shows the breadth of her vision and her passion for interpreting her daily life.