Over the centuries,
landscape painting has attracted countless artists. Its diversity,
enhanced by the weather, special lighting conditions and seasonal
change, offers the painter an infinite variety of subject matter.
Oils are an
extremely versatile and immediate medium, enabling artists to express
themselves in a variety of creative ways. They are relatively easy
to use, suitable for both the beginner and the more experienced
This new book
is a comprehensive study of how oils can be used to capture light,
colour and texture in a wide range of landscape settings.
It even includes
eleven step-by-step demonstrations and discusses the entire painting
process, from materials, inspiration and subject selection through
to the finished painting.
emphasis is given to the importance of good drawing, composition,
tone and colour, and the need for constant assessment, all of which
are vital to the success of any piece of work.