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The Marine Art Of Geoff Hunt   Master Painter Of The Naval World Of Nelson And Patrick Obrian Geoff Hunt

The Marine Art Of Geoff Hunt Master Painter Of The Naval World Of Nelson And Patrick Obrian

Geoff Hunt

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ISBN : 9781844860807
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144 pages
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Geoff Hunts pictures, perfectly accurate in period and details, but very far from merely representational, are often suffused with a light reminiscent of Canaletto Patrick OBrian ...his paintings, perhaps more than those of any other artist,MoreGeoff Hunts pictures, perfectly accurate in period and details, but very far from merely representational, are often suffused with a light reminiscent of Canaletto Patrick OBrian ...his paintings, perhaps more than those of any other artist, have a compelling immediacy and sense of vitality, especially in his work of the great age of sail Julian Stockwin Geoff Hunt is known to millions of readers across the world as the artist responsible for the covers of Patrick OBrians Aubrey-Maturin novels, and more recently for those of Julian Stockwins Thomas Kydd books. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the leading marine artists of his generation. More than a showcase of the versatility and creativity of his work, this book, written by the artist himself, also reveals its accuracy, through 5 key case studies that explain the initial inspirations, gathering of source material and often lengthy artistic progression that leads to the creation of a finished painting. The artist has selected over 150 paintings and sketches to illustrate his prolific career, painting techniques and influences, dividing them into sections on Nelsons Navy, The American War of Independence, illustrating the naval writers and the Modern Maritime Scene, which includes recent commissions from the commercial sector and yachting community.