The sea and sky have captured the attention of artists for centuries. Their energy and drama, or their tranquility and beauty, can be portrayed powerfully and magnificently in a painting. This encouraging and user-friendly book gives practical advice on how to set about sea and sky painting, and explains what to look for in capturing space and movement, colour and light. Includes a guide to the tools, materials and techniques; practical instruction on coloured inks, acrylics, pastels, watercolours and oils; step-by-step painting sequences; inspiration and ideas from leading artists. A practical and inspirational guide to painting seas and skies, this book will be of great interest to marine, landscape, coastal and naval artists.