Table Of Contents for Plein Air Painting

In this beautifully laid out book you will find an Introduction to Plein air Painting describing how to choose a  subject and how to begin to assess the visual relationships in the landscape. These include tips on design, drawing, tone, light and shadow, reflected light from linear perspective, colour theory, edges harmony, transitions between colours, mystery, gradients, movement, texture and brushwork.  There are notes on specific elements in the landscape including trees, sky, clouds, mountains, roads, water and its reflections, boats, rocks, figures and faces.



Plein Air Painting Principles & Tips For Beginners by David Freedman