Learn to Paint Coastal Landscapes is a new title in the best-selling Collins Learn to Paint series. It features many step-by-step exercises and demonstration paintings of seascapes in watercolour, oils and pastels.
This is a new title in Collins' recently relaunched 'Learn to Paint series'. It features many step-by-step exercises and demonstration paintings of seascapes in watercolour, gouache, oils and pastels.
Ray Balkwill is a popular artist and well-respected teacher, whose speciality is painting seascapes, estuaries, boats and harbours. In this book he demonstrates all the necessary techniques for painting successful coastal landscapes in watercolour, gouache, oils and pastels.
• Painting water and reflections
• Working from photographs
• Capturing movement
• Perspective and measuring
• Tonal values
• Colour mixing
There are many practical exercises and step-by-step demonstration paintings of a variety of different seascapes, featuring cliffs and headlands, estuaries, and creeks, and boats and harbours. In addition there are useful sections on painting skies and the weather.
About the author
Ray Balkwill is a popular artist who teaches painting to art clubs all over the UK. He is a regular contributor to 'The Artist' magazine and author of 'Watercolour Plus'. He has been featured on TV South West.