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Art Handbooks - Perspective by Ray Campbell Smith

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About the Book -

Ray Campbell Smith provides a clear and practical guide to perspective in painting. Starting with basic geometry used to draw buildings, he leads us through the perspective of circles, shadow and reflections. His wonderful inspirational watercolours show how tone and colour can be used to create a feeling of depth.

Contents -

Introduction 6

Basic Perspective 8

Ellipses and Curves 18

The Perspective of Reflections 24

Aerial Perspective 32

Final Thoughts 42

Index 48

About the Author -

Ray Campbell Smith is a prolific and versatile professional painter who specialises in the watercolour medium. He has had many one-man shows in the wide-ranging list of galleries which regularly exhibit his work. His work is represented in many collections in the UK and abroad. As well as contributing regularly to leading art magazines, he gives lectures, demonstrations and criticisms to art groups. He has made many highly successful instructional videos and DVDs and has written numerous books on painting, including several major best-sellers. Ray is on the advisory panel of the Society of All Artist in the UK. He has appearedon TV on several occasions.



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