Painting the elements: weather effects in oil, acrylic and watercolor

Book Cover
Average Rating
North Light Books,
Pub. Date:

Come rain or come shine ... with this expert, all-weather advice, any day is a perfect day for painting!

There is more to life (and landscape painting!) than a perfect, sunny day. In this book, 8 "seasoned" artists share their favorite tips for capturing the look and feel of the elements in oil, acrylic and watercolor. You'll learn to paint sunrise to sunset, rain or shine, summer through winter ... and every type of atmospheric condition in between.

Get expert advice for evoking a thrilling range of moods, including:

  • clear, sunny days
  • morning fogs
  • cloudy skies
  • snowy scenes
  • sunrises
  • sunsets
  • sultry summer days
  • morning light
  • autumn days
  • overcast days
  • thunderstorms
  • rain
  • twilight
  • moonlight
  • mountain mist
  • morning light
  • dappled sunlight with lively shadows
  • sunlight streaming through clouds or foliage
  • and more!

A series of 18 step-by-step demonstrations show you how to use color, the principals of design, the power of light, and other artistic tools to dramatize and harmonize the feeling of weather throughout your entire scene. Learn how to paint skies that set the mood. Tune in to key differences between the light at different times of the day, and throughout the various seasons. Discover special techniques that allow the magic of a summer day or the bite of a winter's eve to shine forth.

Many inspiring examples of landscape art illustrate how—through the eyes of an artist—every face of nature presents exciting expressive opportunities. Don't just brave the elements, embrace them!

More Details
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 27e29e50-41ec-d2ae-882a-560b50af0308
Grouping Title painting the elements weather effects in oil acrylic and watercolor
Grouping Author kelly messerly
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-07-02 04:48:56AM
Last Indexed 2019-09-17 04:52:14AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Messerly, Kelly C., 1977-
author2-role Messerly, Kelly C.,1977-
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 27e29e50-41ec-d2ae-882a-560b50af0308
isbn 9781581808872
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b13160011 .i12699470 Central Adult Nonfiction 751.4 PAINT 1 false false On Shelf Oct 29, 2018 can
itype_arlington Paperback
last_indexed 2019-09-17T08:52:14.492Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 751.4 PAINT
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library
Aurora Hills
Columbia Pike
Connection Crystal City
Detention Center
Local History
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9781581808872
publishDate 2006
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b13160011 Book Books English North Light Books, [2006] 191 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b13160011 .i12699470 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
subject_facet Painting -- Technique
Weather in art
title_display Painting the elements : weather effects in oil, acrylic and watercolor
title_full Painting the elements : weather effects in oil, acrylic and watercolor / edited by Kelly Messerly
title_short Painting the elements :
title_sub weather effects in oil, acrylic and watercolor