Drawing Scenery Landscapes and Seascapes

ISBN-10: 0399508066

ISBN-13: 9780399508066

Edition: 1988

Authors: Jack Hamm

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/22/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012

Introduction to the Basics of Scenery Drawing
Choosing a "Bounded Space" for a Scene
The Horizontal Rectangle
"Commanding" the Observer's Attention
The Focal Point
The Focal Area
The Relation of Boundaries to the Interior
The Ways of Dividing Space
The Principles of Good Space Division
Creating a Travel Experience for the Eye
Charting the Eye's Course
Principles that Help in Scenery Drawing and Painting
Relating Three Shapes-One to the Other
The Principle of "The Threes"
Telling the Picture Story
The Entering Point in a Picture
"Follow-through" in a Picture
Basic Follow-throughs
Follow-through and Depth Perception
Interior Parenthesis
Overcoming the Blank Page (More on Good Space Division)
Comprehension Factors in a Picture
Co-active Follow-through
Experiment in Comprehension
Emotional Response
Pencils and Papers
The Importance of Form
Base Lines of a Picture
Ground Value Variances
Uneven Earthen Contours
Principle of the "Take-up" Line
"Creating" Distance
Depth and Distance
Contrasting Values
Expectations from Different Values
Putting Subject Matter out of Mind
Leaning Toward the Abstract
The Willingness to Explore
Drawing Trees and Foliage
Tree Trunks
Tree-a Bold Beginning
Tree Pointers
"Painting" with a Pencil
Tree Talk with Illustrations
Base Lines
Struggling Trees
Twenty Drawings of the Same Tree
Trees and Their Appearance
Drawing Rocks and Mountains
Edges and Surfaces in Rock Drawing
Drawing Larger Sections of Rock
Field Trips for Rock Sketching
Drawing Rocks Within a Given Space
Variations Inside the Same Outline
Rock Drawing in Other Media
Simple "Flat Lead" Sketches
Creating Rocky Landscapes in Miniature
Elementary Rock Compositions
Interesting Patterns in Rock
Rock-the Unchangeable Model in Art
The Stone Colossus
Drawing Mountain Ranges-an A-B-C Method
Construction Experiment with Mountain Peaks
A Mountain Abstraction
Drawing Clouds and Skies
Simplifying Cloud Drawing
Cloud Treatments
Cloud Formations
Sunsets and Sunrises
Morning and Evening Skies
Diagram of Cloud Types
Dramatic Cloud Backgrounds
Semi-abstract Skies
More Cloud Effects
Giving Clouds Dimension
Moonlight Scenes
Strong Winds
Wind and Snow
The Upsweep Wind
Wind and Sand
Drawing Water: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers and Falls
Reflections in Water
Reflections Under Various Conditions
Drawing Water Surfaces
Puddles and Reflections
Nighttime Reflections
Lighthouses and Water
Lake and Ocean Reflections
Water Talk
Charting the Course of a Wave
Analyzing Waves
Great Waves of the Sea
Where There's Water
Angry and Peaceful Waters
Drawing Waterfalls
More on Waterfalls
Niagara Falls and Stairstep Falls
Drawing Snow and Ice
Drawing Buildings, Large and Small
Houses in Scenery Drawing
A House Is Built in a Minute
Planes, Values and Forms
A Few Suggested Techniques
Putting Buildings Together
Drawing Towns and Villages
Loose Sketching and Tonal Drawing
Crowded Shacks in a Slum
Different Approaches to Structural Drawing
Recording Planes and Values
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