Watercolour Workshop II: Simple Steps to Success, Volume 2

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Mar 3, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages

Everything you need to know to improve your watercolour skills in 12 easy steps

Watercolour Workshop II is for artists who want to improve their skills.

Starting with materials and techniques, warm-up exercises encourage you to build your expertise and confidence. Easy-to-follow step-by-step projects designed to train your eye and develop your skills show you what to do, and demonstrate key techniques used to create light, mood, perspective and balance.

Clear explanations of the principles of watercolours encourage you to tackle subjects ranging from simple studies to city scapes and portraits, while building the image illustrations provide at-a-glance overviews of the projects.

Galleries of contemporary artwork demonstrate how successful artists approach different topics from depicting a fairground at night to a still life of food with tips helping you to develop your personal style.

A fresh approach to practical art helping you achieve the best results.

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About the author (2008)

Glynis Barnes-Mellish is one of the UK's leading watercolourists. Having studied at St. Albans School of Art and at West Surrey College of Art and Design, she has a BA Hons degree and an Advanced combined degree, both in Fine Art. A highly successful portrait painter, Glynis has work hanging in many stately homes in Britain. She has undertaken numerous commercial commissions from leading institutions such as The Birmingham Royal Ballet, Associated Newspapers, and Hill Samuel Investment, and exhibits regularly at major galleries. She also lectures, runs workshops, and demonstrates extensively throughout the UK.

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