Seeing the Light: An Artist's Guide


Create Depth, Form and Atmosphere with Light in Watercolor and Oil
by Betty Carr

Betty Carr shares her time-tested secrets for capturing the awe-inspiring qualities of light on canvas. Whether readers paint in their kitchens or backyards, they’ll learn how to use light to create depth, form, mood and atmosphere in watercolor and oil.

Artists of all levels will master light with:
• Exercises in watercolor and oil
• 12 complete step-by-step demonstrations
• Close-up painting details
• Keys for “seeing” light and true color

The wide variety of innovative techniques and exercises makes it easy to understand this often confusing topic. Every reader will come away with the ability to harness the power of light!

Award-winning artist Betty Carr has taught workshops across the country and abroad. She is a lifetime member of the exclusive Knickerbocker Association of New York City, and her work has appeared in The Artist’s Magazine, American Artist and Southwest Art. She lives in Cottonwood, Arizona.

8 1/2" x 11", 144 p, hc, 250 color, 20 b&w illus., November 2003

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