This instructive book is complete in its unabridged, original form, extensively illustrated and full of instruction that is as useful and practical today as it was when originally published. This work would prove very useful to beginners who wishes to further their ability or improve their knowledge in this form. Contents include - A Picture Is Painted - Drawing In - Materials - Monochrome - Colours And Colour Mixtures - Notes On Skies, Foregrounds And Water - From Start To Finish And A Word On 'Composition'. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.