Offers over 15 step-by-step demonstrations that teach a classic approach to colour, value and composition to help readers achieve intense colour rivaling the paintings of the Old Masters. This title helps readers learn to create depth and drama in coloured pencil with techniques such as tonal underpainting, chiaroscuro, colour layering and more.
Beginning with a comprehensive guide to the choice of cameras, lenses and other equipment and accessories, the author discusses the fundamentals of exposure - aperture, shutter speed, ISO, dynamic range - and an appreciation of the effects of light on the landscape, at various times of the day and in all types of weather.
This guide to portraiture contains clear, concise and jargon-busting text that discusses the essential technical aspects of photography from choosing a camera and equipment to an appreciation of exposure, aperture, shutter speed, depth of field and white balance settings, in addition to how natural light, colour and movement affect a photograph.
Forty works by early Netherlandish masters from van Eyck to Bosch - reproduced in exquisite detail - are the subject of this breathtaking book that leads readers deep into the paintings to reveal each artist's astonishing technique and brilliant application of colour.