Dramatic clouds and expansive skies have long been popular subjects for painters. However, rendering them realistically can be quite a challenge for beginners. Inside this book, acclaimed artist Alan Sonneman provides you with a wealth of instruction on the tricks to developing beautiful skies in oil or acrylic. From puffy, picturesque clouds over grasslands to wispy clouds over a mountain landscape, you will find an array of scenes to paint. Alan also offers tips on creating different types of clouds, creating sky-enhancing compositions, and depicting light and shadow.
• Simplifies the process of painting realistic clouds, from cumulus to cirrus, through step-by-step demonstrations
• Discusses techniques specific to painting clouds and skies, such as depicting depth, time of day, backlighting, and rays of light
• Features a wealth of magnificent paintings that both instruct and inspire
Dimensions: 32 pages, 10.25" x 13.75"