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Drawing Light & Shade

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Geoff Kersey shares his mastery of watercolor techniques in this fascinating and detailed guide to painting skies in landscapes. Clear step by step photographs and many useful tips show how to create six paintings with remarkable skies, from a clear winter sky over a snowy landscape to a stormy sky to a spectacular sunset in Venice.

A practical easy-to-follow guide, which shows how to observe and draw light and shade.

Giovanni Civardi shares his great expertise in drawing light and shade, beginning with the basics of drawing simple 3D shapes. There are sections on shadows and cast shadows, simplifying tone, methods of shading, form and relief, composition, the perspective of shadows and many more. We also learn a little bit about how light and shade have been used throughout the history of art. Finally the artist shows through his own superb drawings how the techniques and principles learned can be put into practice.

  • Includes step-by-step demonstrations
  • Clear instructions on using light and shade to create what you see

About Giovanni Civardi
Giovanni Civardi is an Italian artist and teacher who for years has combined studies at the Faculty of Medicine, Milan, with the practice and teaching of sculpture.

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