A landscape painting guide for oil painters that breaks landscapes down into component elements from nature, and showcases tools and techniques used by classic and modern oil painters for bringing these scenes to life.
Featuring more than 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, and graphic design-along with essays examining the legacy of the radical canon-this rich volume showcases the vibrancy of the feminist aesthetic over the last 150 years.
Hailed the “Prince of the Impressionists”, Claude Monet (1840-1926) transformed expectations for the purpose of paint on canvas. This book offers the essential introduction to an artist whose works simultaneously reflected upon the purpose of a picture and the passage of time, and in so doing transformed irrevocably the story of art.
Written by some of the most experienced artists in the games and film industries, including G. Beloeil (Assassin’s Creed) and A. Riabovitchev (Prometheus and X-Men), this title gives newcomers the tools they need to get them started on their artistic journey and offers veterans a chance to brush up on their theory.
Each title from the Basic Art Series provides a comprehensive introduction to a significant artist, architect, or designer. From Bauhaus to Bacon, the series includes books on Brücke, Cézanne, De Lempicka, Degas, Dürer, Abstract Art, Abstract Expressionism, Egyptian Art and much more. An essential element to any library, the Basic Art Series are the quintessential TASCHEN art books.