Artist's Digital Photo Reference
LandscapesBook - 2006
A wide selection of photographs of popular subjects--including mountains, oceans, and trees--is accompanied by helpful suggestions and tips on how to paint from photos and an introduction to the art of photography, in a handy art reference. 10,000 first printing.
1,000+ Stunning Photographs for Infinite Inspiration
Created by artists for artists, this book/CD set blends masterful art instruction with a virtual library of more than 1,000 richly detailed digital images. From ancient rock formations and crystal-clear mountain streams to weather, skies and structures of all kinds, you'll find a range of compelling outdoor subjects to explore. Simply browse the easy-to-use CD-ROM until inspiration strikes (no special software required). You can even use your image editing software to crop, enlarge or modify the reference photo you've selected any way you choose. The possibilities are endless.
To help you transfer your creative vision from photograph to finished painting, this guide also features 11 complete, step-by-step demonstrations in several different mediums. Each demonstration details how to combine and enhance compositional elements from photos to create strong, resonant work. There's even a section that shows you how to shoot your own reference photos and create composite photos.
With its unique combination of instruction, inspiration and the infinite flexibility of digital photos,Artist's Digital Photo Reference will be the most-used tool in your studio.
"11 painting demos show you how to get fantastic results in your work"--cover