Titolo: The Watercolor Artist's Flower Handbook: ...
Casa editrice: Watson-Guptill
Data di pubblicazione: 2005
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Here's the perfect book for anyone who has ever wanted to peek in an artist's sketchbook and see "exactly how a beautiful picture was created. "The Watercolor Artist's Flower Handbook offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the working process of 13 leading floral artists--"plus a section packed with advice on choosing materials, learning to see and record plant structure, and using specific techniques, including choosing a palette, blending, broken color, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing, drybrush, highlights, and washes. As the reader becomes an artist or adds new skills, it's time to try the ready-to-paint bound-in postcards, great for sharing with friends or framing as cherished keepsakes. Every artist, from beginner to professional, will grow and blossom with "The Watercolor Artist's Flower Handbook!. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0823056163
Riassunto: Look over your shoulders of professional artists on location and be inspired in your own watercolour painting. Rediscover the value of sketching and learn about the different attitudes and approaches of ten experienced flower artists. Capture the changing seasons and the characteristics of each species. Explore your own style and record the beauty of flowers in delicate and translucent watercolour. This beautiful book features the work of ten leading international flower artists, led by Julia Rowntree, who also writes the introductory section. These artists generously open their sketchbooks to the reader, share their insights, and describe their methods and materials. The author describes what has inspired her to keep sketchbooks throughout the last twenty years, and she charts her artistic progress and development, from her art student days to the sketchbooks she uses today. A fascinating insight into the workings of a professional artist as revealed through her sketchbooks. Includes tips on finding your subject, coping with changing light and conditions, colour matching flowers, and advice on techniques such as brushwork, blending and building tone.
L'autore: Patricia Seligman is a contributor for Thomas Allen Publishers titles including: 'The Watercolor Artist's Flower Handbook'
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