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Drawing and Painting Flowers Problems and Solutions

Handbook / Manual Art / Photobook
By: Trudy Friend
128 pages, 250 colour illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
Drawing and Painting Flowers
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  • Drawing and Painting Flowers ISBN: 9780715324035 Paperback Apr 2010 Usually dispatched within 6 days
Price: £12.99
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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.


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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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.

Handbook / Manual Art / Photobook
By: Trudy Friend
128 pages, 250 colour illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
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