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Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further anddeeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes In Landscape Painting, Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature s grandeur, complexity, and color dynamics into convincing representations of space and light Concise, practical, and inspirational, Landscape Painting focuses on the greatest challenges for the landscape artist, such as Simplification and Massing Learn to reduce nature s complexity by looking beneath the surface of a subject to discover the form s basic masses and shapes Color and Light Explore color theory as it specifically applies to the landscape, and learn the various strategies painters use to capture the illusion of natural light Selection and Composition Learn to select wisely from nature s vast panorama Albala shows you the essential cues to look for and how to find the most promising subject from a world of possibilitiesThe lessons in Landscape Paintingbased on observation rather than imitation and applicable to both plein air and studio practiceare accompanied by painting examples, demonstrations, photographs, and diagrams Illustrations draw from the work ofthancontemporary artists and such masters of landscape painting as John Constable, Sanford Gifford, and Claude Monet Based on Albala syears of experience and the proven methods taught at his successful plein air workshops, this in depth guide to all aspects of landscape painting is a must have for anyone getting started in the genre, as well asexperienced practitioners who want to hone their skills or learn new perspectives

  • Kindle
  • Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice
  • Mitchell Albala
  • English
  • 20 August 2019
  • 0823032205

About the Author: Mitchell Albala

MITCHELL ALBALA is author of Landscape Painting Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice Watson Guptill Random House, 2009 Visit his portfolio site at www.mitchalbala.com Visit his educational blog at www.blog.mitchalbala.comMitchell is best known his atmospheric and semi abstracted landscapes, which have been exhibited in New York City, Washington, D.C., Seattle, and Portland, Ore A respected and dedicated teaching artist forthan 25 years, he currently teaches at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle and hosts an educational website at www.mitchalbala.com He has also lectured on Impressionism and landscape painting at the Seattle Art Museum and written for American Artist Magazine.In 2010 he had the honor of serving as juror for two exhibitions, the Seattle Co Arts 60th Annual Art Show and Art Kudos International Art Competition and Exhibition He is currently represented by LisaHarris Gallery in Seattle.



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