Beautiful Water Landscapes is a book about water landscape and its functional elements. It deals with the common, common landscape elements, the soft colors, pinks, pastels, earth tones, and the natural landscapes which have their own aesthetics and significance. The book can be divided into six parts: Introduction, a short section on Water Landscapes, Elements of Landscape, Soft Colors, Pastel Paintings, Natural Landscapes, and Shapes and Form.
In the second part, The Elements of Landscape, the author introduces us to the concept of Landscape as it is well understood in our world view and as we can think of it as we walk around. In this part, the author introduces different plants and their importance, when it comes to designing a landscape and how colors and shades can vary depending on the contrast between different plants. He also explains the distinction between the terrain and its vegetation and describes the differences between grasslands and other environments.
In the third part, Soft Colors, Profits of Understanding the Visual Thinking of Children, We Don’t Know Your World, the author discusses the different colors that are used for softness and elegance and it covers everything from pastels to turquoise. He also brings out a good point about selecting the best shade that will suit the place, which is mentioned in this part. In the fourth part, Patterns and Styles, the author offers more details about earth tones and why we need such a big variety. He makes use of different patterns, blending, styles, and colors and explains in this part, why we should stick to a certain style or pattern.
In the fifth part, Shapes and Form, the author explains why we should maintain a balance in our landscapes and why we should avoid changing the position of the main element and what the main form should be. He also brings out the importance of bright colors and emphasizes how it can change the color scheme of the landscape, such as in the case of pinks and purples. In the next part, we find out about all the different landscape elements and how they can be incorporated with one another. First, he explains about the borders that should be placed at different places, such as at the front of the house, the edges of the lawn, and at the boundaries of the flowerbeds. There are also some ideas that can be used to create a buffer zone around the property and even adding soil to the ground.
In the sixth part, Landscapes and Form, the book focuses on soil as we know it and how it can be used in planting, and how it can be made the main feature of the landscape. He explains about the process of planting and the best ways to plant and dig. It’s also an opportunity to get a better understanding of soil basics, such as when it’s needed and when not.
Finally, the book is also beneficial to those who have events such as weddings, parties, family picnics, and small events which are scheduled for certain days or times only. The author also touches upon the different types of waterfalls and ponds, swimming pools, lawns, and whatever else a person is interested in.
This book will help anyone, from the beginning of their professional life to the experts, see clearly and to implement a plan for their needs. Beautifully crafted and an eye-opening book, Beautiful Water Landscapes is an ideal introduction to the basics of planning a landscape. It will open your eyes to a better understanding of the possibilities of landscape designing.