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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 17 May 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216780
  • Stock: 50+
  • Hurt Stock: £10.00 (1 available)
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 780
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: £19.99

David Bellamy’s Complete Guide to Landscapes

£19.99

Painting the natural world in watercolour by David Bellamy

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Book Description

Be inspired by watercolour master David Bellamy and learn how to paint glorious landscapes, capturing the natural countryside in all its moods.

Renowned watercolourist David Bellamy brings you a collection of his finest watercolour landscape paintings in one outstanding book. From mountains, rocks and crags, to moody skies, cloud types, shafts of light, haze, mist, and capturing tranquil water and raging seas, David's expert knowledge will guide you through to depict your own stunning scenes in lively watercolour.

David imparts in-depth practical advice on painting and sketching, clearly setting out all the techniques required, such as misty atmospheric effects, tackling frost and capturing the essence of each season. 

David's inspiration from his extensive travels shines through in his paintings, capturing the ever-changing and rugged landscape in all its moods from all over the world.

This collection combines content from four of David Bellamy's best-selling watercolour books into a comprehensive, newly designed, single volume.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Materials 8
Basic brush techniques 12
Working with watercolour 14
Colour 16
Tone 18
Additional techniques 19
Sketching 24
Working from photographs 29
Composition 30
Buildings 32
Skies 34
Dramatic sky 48
Light & atmosphere 54
Sunlight & shadow 70
Moorlands & mountains 92
Trees 94
Water 96
Rocks and crags 100
Moorland scenes 102
Chapel le Dale 104
Mountain scenes 110
Mountains from the valley 118
Mountain cascade 126
Seas & shorelines 136
Coastal features 138
Composition for seascapes 158
Crail Harbour 164
Figures and birds 174
Lonely cormorant 178
All at sea 186
A day by the sea 192
Mykonos Harbour 198
Seasons 206
Summer 208
Lakeland waterfall 212
Moor in summer 224
Autumn 232
Moorland bridge 236
Winter 244
Winter mountains 250
Farm in snow 267
Spring 276
After the spring shower 278
Index 286

About the Author

About David Bellamy

David Bellamy has always been fascinated by the world's wild places. Highly regarded as a teacher of art, he has a tremendous following among leisure painters, many of whom have attended his extremely popular courses and workshops both in the UK and overseas. He gives demonstrations and talks, produces successful DVDs, has written many books on watercolour painting and is a regular contributor to art magazines. David lives in Builth Wells, Wales.

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