Multcolib Research Picks: Drawing and Painting Trees in the Landscape
Annotation:This inspiring small book is one of the best sources for learning about the accurate representation of trees in drawing and painting.
Annotation:A new title as of January, 2013, this book is excellent for painting and sketching trees in a variety of media.
Annotation:This book can be used as a sequence of lessons on the art and aesthetics of traditional Chinese and Japanese painting techniques. Examples of trees are prevalent throughout.
Annotation:Though this book is about landscapes more generally, the style of writing and content provide many inspiring ideas for painting trees, for line and color.
Annotation:Each chapter focuses on a technique of Impressionist painter, outlining in steps how to create the effect. Examples: Creating mass and solid form, tonal contrasts, pointillism.
Annotation:How people have painted trees over time. Useful for ideas about painting trees, from a wide array of historical and cultural perspectives from 3000 BC.
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Techniques for sketching and painting trees in your surroundings, with books of artists' works that feature trees in a range of styles.
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