Learn to capture the beauty and drama of the sky. A good sky is the essence of successful landscape and seascape paintings. This practical book covers everything you will need to know to paint a sky that captures the mood and atmosphere of a scene. With more than 200 paintings, it explains techniques and demonstrates the painting process, including step-by-step instruction on painting in oils with the alla prima technique. There is advice on using alternative colors and creative interpretations, and ideas to inspire and develop skills and a personal style.