second book from this author. It is very comprehensive, all
methods and materials are well explained - all of which are
very helpful book.
descriptions and color plates. Well worth it. The writing
is clear and the paintings inspiring.
P F Harrison:
Mr Brindley's companion volume on painting landscapes, this
is a first-rate book from which anyone, no matter how experienced
an artist, will be able to learn. Lots of step-by-step examples
show how to build up different types of painting in an easily
understandable way. Terrific.
G "EX 2":
this mans watercolor DVD over I don't know how many times.
I now have his book.
does not surprise me at all that Robert Brindley has letters
after his name. Going by the quality I have seen in both his
DVD and now this book, It would not also surprise me to see
the same letters before his name.
If it's an artist you are looking for, who can show you the
way to go, then look no further, because here he is.
Well done to you again Robert Brindley..And a great big thank
paintings are absolutely beautiful and the book is informative
with loads of useful tips and information.
ideal book for any level of painter, and especially those
who want to improve their boat and coastal paintings. For
me it's definitely a book that I will refer to again and again.
Those who love painting coastal scenery and boats will welcome
Robert Brindley's splendid book devoted to these subjects.
Like all successful marine artists, he not only portrays boats
and coastal subjects, but has a strong feeling for colour
and the effects of light, and so captures the essence of his
rightly emphasises the importance of painting en plein air
to convey atmosphere, tone and colour.
begins by offering sound advice on the choice of materials
and equipment and on choosing and developing subjects. He
also emphasises the need for sound drawing to capture the
subtle lines of sea craft and for doing justice to coastal
backgrounds - harbours, cliffs and beaches.
There is a particularly useful chapter on painting skies and
water, and on capturing mood and atmosphere.
gives his readers useful advice on traveling and on arranging
painting trips and there is a helpful chapter on dealing with
problems and difficulties.
all, the book is rich in illustrations. all of an excellent
standard. The text throughout is helpful and down-to-earth."
Allsop - Townhouse Films:
is one of he best books of its kind around.
some it's not just the artist showing how clever he or she
is but contains a huge amount of useful information for people
painting in various media. Robert Brindley has done a great
job and this will help improve your art".