Painting Better Landscapes: Specific Ways to Improve Your Oils (Paperback)
In fifteen easy-to-follow lessons from renowned art instructor Margaret Kessler, learn what contributes to good landscape painting and how to critique your own work. Learn about visualizing and planning the scene, creating depth, overall tonality and more! Kessler brings tips and tricks from her nationwide workshops to this easily accessible workbook, designed to help artists at all levels—from beginner to intermediate—further their craft.
Margaret Kessler conducts workshops nationwide. She emphasizes capturing mood through the use of compositional design, values, and color harmony. Kessler's work has been in such publications as Southwest Art and the Artist's Magazine. Her landscapes have won several awards, including the Grumbacher Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals, and she was selected in the "Top 100" Arts for the Parks show, a national competition. Kessler has won Best of Show at the Artists and Craftsmen Associated awards show (Dallas), of which she is a past president and signature member. She is included in Who's Who in American Art and Who's Who of American Woman. Kessler is represented by Southwest Gallery in Dallas, where she lives with her husband, Jere.