Sea and Sky in Oils

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Winner of The Society of All Artist's 'Artist of the Year' 2002, Roy Lang shows you how to capture the power, majesty and atmosphere of the sea in oils. Learn how the sea and sky interact in nature, and how to portray their many moods. The book contains two step-by-step demonstrations that explain in simple terms how to paint the sea and sky in oils.

Roy Lang shows you how to capture the power, majesty and atmosphere of the sea in oils. Learn how the sea and sky interact in nature, and how to portray their many moods. There is ample information on oil paints and on techniques such as tonal underpainting, as well as general painting advice on colour, tone and composition. Then there is specific information on sea painting, from aspects of beaches to painting rocks to swells, foam bursts, waves, spray, mass foam, linear form patterns, submerged detail and shorelines. Roy explains how to paint cloudy, summer, stormy and evening and night skies, before examining light, reflections, mood and atmosphere. All this invaluable expertise is brought together in two highly accomplished sea and sky paintings, demonstrated step by step.

Expert author
Revamped design of a classic, much in demand over many
Covers all aspects of working with oils and painting the sea
Virtually no competition

Table of Contents

Introduction
Materials
My palette
Techniques
Composition
Understanding the sea
Understanding the sky
Understanding light
Mood and atmosphere
Ebb Tide (step by step project)
Passing Squall (step-by-step project)
Index