Written by a prominent member of Cornwall's St. Ives Society of Artists, this guide covers all aspects of painting coastlines and seascapes. Based on the medium of oil painting, it discusses composition and color; depicting cliffs, rocks, beach scenes, and clouds; and creating moonlight effects. 77 color and black-and-white illustrations.
The St Ives Society of Artists was formed by marine artist George Fagan Bradshaw in 1927. The Society, led by Borlase Smart, flourished during the 1930s and 1940s, attracting many of the leading artists of the period.