By John K. Howat

The superb catalog of the exhibition geared up by means of the Metropolitan Museum. The well-written essays, via Met curators, chart the 19th-century upward thrust and fall of the 1st local institution of panorama portray. The catalog contains lots of the famous and plenty of lesser-known Hudson River photos, mentioned extensive for either experts and generalists. The publication is well-organized and well-indexed, and, whereas no longer breaking nice new floor, is very advised. The plates are often reliable.

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Smoke had settled in the forest and mixed with the fog, and a light mist was born. As the sun rose above the pine trees and tried to shine through the thickening haze, it created a unique, almost eerie color combination. As I sat on a log watching this phenomenon, a giant moose emerged from the mist and began grazing along the edge of the Madison River. I took several good photos. What a perfect subject and atmosphere for an instructional painting in this book! In this demonstration, you’ll study a truly unique animal and have a great opportunity to practice drawing and painting a large animal.

Notice the change in the mood. Create a soft gray mixture of Titanium White (gesso), Ultramarine Blue, a touch of Burnt Sienna and a touch of either Cadmium Red Light or Dioxazine Purple. Adjust the value to suit the mood and to fit other values in the painting. Use a no. 6 or no. 10 flat bristle brush to scrub in shadows at the base of each cloud. If necessary, thin the mixture slightly so it will blend more softly. Underpaint Clouds Mix Titanium White (gesso) and a touch of Cadmium Orange as a light complement to the gray tone.

4 round sable brush, highlight the edges of your trees with a thin sliver of a thick, opaque mixture of Titanium White (gesso) and a touch each of Cadmium Yellow Light and Cadmium Orange. Apply highlights with thick paint to make them stand out. 008-039 8-8-79 8/30/08 3:45 AM Page 34 200204034(1) REGENT F&W:PAINT ALONG WITH JERRY YARNELL 5-PAINTING ADVENTURES (Whh) P34 Painting Clouds Clouds can be one of the most effective components in a landscape painting, but they also can be a compositional nightmare.

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