Painting Peaceful Country Landscapes: 10 Step-by-step Scenes in Oil and Acrylic

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Capture the Charm and Tranquility of the Country

Nothing pleases the eye and stirs the senses quite like landscape paintings. Now you can experience the joy and satisfaction of painting your own charming country scenes with this complete step-by-step guide.

Inside you'll find 10 start-to-finish painting demonstrations that empower you to paint a range of realistic pastoral scenes, from dancing waterfalls and mountain pines to fragrant fields and rolling farmland.Instruction includes:Five step-by-step demonstrations in acrylic and five step-by-step demonstrations in oil with a conversion chart for using either medium successfully for any projectBeginner-friendly introductory chapters that cover the basics of capturing light, value, color and textureIn-depth guidance for learning how to create dynamic compositions using your own photos and referencesSubjects spanning a variety of seasons and country vistas

Every delicate detail is clearly illustrated with hand-in photographs, so you can achieve complete success with each composition. Whether you're a seasoned painter, or you just want to try your hand at a new subject or medium, Painting Peaceful Country Landscapes is the perfect guide for you. Great painting awaits. Pick up a brush and start today!

Product Details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: North Light Books (February 6, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1581809107
  • ISBN-13: 978-1581809107
  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Customer Reviews

great detail

11 people found this helpful.
 on May 5, 2009
This is one of many books I have aquired in the last few months. This one is pretty cool landscapes…..I love how they show you how to acheive the looks…I learned several new techniques here. Very informative.

Peacful Country Landscapes

3 people found this helpful.
 on March 14, 2011
By Nora Van Nest
I like the fact that it is in oil or acrylic. It doesn’t matter they are both


2 people found this helpful.
 on May 14, 2013
By Karen Allen
I took up painting in 2010 and have had no lessons, but I find that this book helps me to see the step by step process involved. It conveys what is painted first, the colors used and the brushes you can use, if you choose. Dorthy Dent is another of my favorites!

pretty decent

 on May 15, 2016
By Stacey Anderson
The projects are nice and easy to follow I would do this after a few other books once you feel confident mixing your own paint. The paint she uses (acrylic) is craft paint and while it comes in a wide range of colors I think moving up to a student grade paint you will get better results basics is a good one…mix the colors you like and toy can follow the rest.

Excellent book for beginners!

 on March 4, 2014
By G.M.L.R.
This is an awesome book, it shows step by step techniques and how to use them to create a specific painting. I’ve found that when I practice these techniques I can apply them to anything i paint. Just finished painting off a photo of my nephew, if you’d have asked me if I thought I’d ever be a painter a month ago I would have laughed.

Painting Peaceful Country Landscapes

 on April 27, 2012
Very nice book with wonderful landscape pictures to paint. Instructions are very detailed and easy to follow even for a beginner like me. Received book very quickly and it is in wonderful condition. Thanks

Excellent Book to Learn How to Paint

 on June 16, 2014
By Gerry
Good for the beginner and for the advanced painter. I have been painting for 30 some years and I always enjoy a good painting book. This book is well written and illustrated.


 on June 21, 2016
By Diana
Bought it for the green, that I have trouble with. Too broad didn’t learn ànything!!

Five Stars

 on May 17, 2016
By Amazon Customer
Great book for information on how to paint landscapes.

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