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Old 08-31-2003, 07:45 PM
John H John H is offline
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Originally posted by Domer

I'd like a book that explains

-how to paint various skies; how to shape the clouds, where the different colours are found in clouds and why
-the different general shapes of various trees
-the colour progression of a tree trunk from shadow to midtone to highlight


Margaret Kessler's "Painting Better Landscapes" discusses quite a few whys & wherefores of lighting conditions and their effects on the colors of skies, trees, foliage, etc. It's been one of my favorite books now for years.

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