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Colors of the West: An Artist's Guide to Nature's Palette
"Putting a brush in the hands of new artists, young and old, heightens their awareness of the power and beauty of nature." - Molly Hashimoto Learn to observe, sketch, and paint nature from an award-winning outdoor artist and art teacher - Explains how to "see" color depending on time of day, season, atmosphere, and more - More than 170 illustrations, featuring iconic natio ...more
Published September 1st 2017 by Mountaineers Books
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COLORS OF THE WEST: An Artist's Guide to Nature's Palette is perhaps the most ingeniously orchestrated and designed art book I've ever experienced. I say experienced rather than "read" because it's an exquisite immersion into color and the natural world that leaves one transformed. After creating a lovely context of the connection between the outdoors and art, an understanding of why artists sketch and paint, why watercolors are such a satisfying medium, and how to get started with the basics an ...more