Painting Urban and Cityscapes


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Cities provide endless exciting scenes for the artist, from sun-baked cafes, rain-soaked streets, illuminated nightscapes and busy squares to quiet, atmospheric corners. This practical book explains how to paint these scenes using water-based painting materials and new techniques. With invaluable tips and advice throughout, it encourages a looser, more colourful approach to painting and shares a range of ideas for style and interpretation.


  • Guide to water-based mediums including acrylic, watercolour and mixed media
  • Advice on drawing, creative colour mixing and perspective
  • Step-by-step instruction to techniques, including tackling a street scene, and creating and capturing the movement of people
  • Showcases the work of a range of international artists