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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 23 January 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844489824
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  • Size: 155x215 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $7.95
  • Series: Art Handbooks
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Art Handbooks: Wild Flowers in Watercolour


by Wendy Tait

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Book Description

Expert step-by-step art teaching from a renowned tutor in painting flowers in watercolour, in a handy pocket guide format, at an affordable price.

The Art Handbooks provide the best in art tuition in a small, handy format, covering all the major aspects of painting and drawing in various media. There is excellent advice on what materials are needed and on basic techniques, followed by step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs of each stage and easy to follow instructions. The titles have previously been published in our larger format Leisure Arts series, best-sellers over many years.
Wendy Tait's invaluable guide shows how to capture the fragile beauty of wild flowers in watercolour. Learn how to develop the delicate touch needed to achieve subtle yet convincing results. Clear, step-by-step projects include honeysuckle, wild roses and an exuberant bunch of mixed flowers.
Previously published as Step-by-Step Leisure Arts: Wild Flowers in Watercolour; ISBN 9781903975046

A pocket-sized, handy format at an excellent price
Expert art tuition, building skills for beginners and providing inspiration and guidance for the more experienced artist
Three step by step painting projects taking readers through basic techniques and painting fundamentals for painting wild flowers in watercolour

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Materials 8
Colours 10
Planning Your Painting 11
Sketching 16
Leaves 18
Honeysuckle Spray 20
Painted Backgrounds 26
Using Masking Fluid 28
Negative Painting 29
Wild Roses 32
Wild Flowers 38
Index 48

About the Author

About Wendy Tait

Wendy Tait gave demonstrations and taught classes to art clubs and societies. Although she no longer teaches, she remains as busy as ever, enjoying writing and illustrating books and painting in several different media. 

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