Land & Light Workshop: Painting Mood & Atmosphere in Oils


by Carolyn Lewis

  • Helps oil painters achieve two of their main goals: capturing the mood of a scene and creating a technically sound painting
  • Basic techniques, 13 step-by-step demos, and “dos and don’ts” give complete instruction for satisfying results
  • Explains how light changes with the different times of day to impact the mood of a scene

    Combining technical mastery with emotional impact to create pow­erful, evocative scenes is the ultimate goal of every oil landscape painter. Painting Mood ~Atmosphere in Oils, the second title in North Light’s Land & Light Workshop series, helps painters achieve that goal with:

  • 13 step-by-step demonstrations covering a variety of subjects
  • A practical guide to the art of capturing emotion, & valuable tips on painting from memory and painting from photos
  • Resourceful sections on oil painting basics, including brushwork, composition and color mixing

    Carolyn Lewis’ portraits, wildlife paintings and landscapes have brought her acclaim in local, regional and national art circles. Hometown: Cuyahoga Falls, OH

    hc, 200 color, 20 b&w illus.. 128 p, 8 1/2"x11", September 2005

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