Payne, Edgar A. Evelyn Payne Hatcher, and DeRu's Fine Arts. Composition of Outdoor Painting (Bellflower, CA: DeRu's Fine Arts, 2005).
English, Seventh Edition, Second Printing, a Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, HC, 8vo, 9 1/4" x 6 1/4," 170 pp., including illustrations and Addenda.
Dark green cloth-covered boards in a white paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front and back covers and book spine. Black lettering on dust jacket spine. Color illustrations and black lettering on front panel. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has a tiny bump near head of spine and minor age toning, else pristine and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. The Seventh Edition of Edgar A. Payne's Composition of Outdoor Painting. This is a comprehensive introductory guide to outdoor painting that addresses many subtopics including preliminary sketches, designing compositions, color values, and types of compositions. A "Note to the 7th Edition" states this edition has better color reproductions and is generally improved to help students and art appreciators. Payne's note on the Second Printing briefly explains this Second Printing simply has two additional plates of his sketches. Addenda by Evelyn Payne Hatcher. Edited by DeRu's Fine Arts.