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Drawing and Painting Flowers: Problems and Solutions

Handbook / ManualArt / Photobook

By: Trudy Friend

128 pages, 250 colour illustrations

David & Charles

Paperback | Apr 2010 | #187530 | ISBN-13: 9780715324035
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

About this book

Trudy Friend's innovative approach highlights common problems and simple solutions to create more effective drawings and paintings. Clearly annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations ensure that problems can be quickly corrected. The book covers a wide range of popular flowers including chrysanthemums, foxgloves, dahlias and honeysuckle. The techniques demonstrated throughout are applicable to graphite pencil, coloured and watercolour pencil, watercolour, and pen and wash.


Contents

Introduction; Media and Techniques; Basic Methods; Working from Life; Working from Photographs; Planning and Composition; THEMES; 1 Depicting Detail; 2 Achieving Accuracy; 3 Contrasts; 4 Monochrome and Colour Co-ordinated; 5 Line and Form; 6 Colour; 7 Composition and Arrangement; To See the World Go By; Conclusion; Index.


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Biography

Trudy Friend is the author of the four Problems and Solutions books published by David & Charles, all based on her popular column in Leisure Painter. Trudy is a respected artist and regularly writes for leading UK leisure painting magazines. She currently lives in Monmouthshire, UK.

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