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Drawing Landscapes

A Practical Course for Artists

Barrington Barber

160 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

For centuries, landscapes have captivated the imaginations of artists. For the amateur artist, the sheer scope of the landscape may seem daunting - whether it's a stunning view of unspoilt countryside, a city street, or the view outside your window. So, where do you start?

In Drawing Landscapes, artist and teacher Barrington Barber outlines the key areas to master and guides you through the skills you need to become an accomplished landscape artist.

• Includes information on materials, techniques, and styles
• Explains the core fundamentals of perspective, foreground, middleground, and background
• Looks at the basic elements of a landscape such as sky, water, mountains, and vegetation
• Offers step-by-step drawings and exercises to practise

Author Bio
Born 1934, Barrington was educated at Hampton Grammar School and later Twickenham Art Schoo for which he received a National Diploma of Design. He then practised as an illustrator (Saxon Artist) and Graphic Designer, was Art Director at Ogilvie & Mather and S.H. Bensons, and was a lecturer in Graphic Design at Ealing Art School. Other credits include freelance work, designer, illustrator, animator and painter at Augustine Studios. He was awarded a one man exhibition in 2000 at St. Oswald Studios, and also exhibited in Putney in 2003 and Cork Street in 2004. He was Head of Art at St James's Independent Schools. He now paints, draws, writes about art, and enjoys sports, walking, philosophy and meditation.