Wendy Jelbert shares her expertise in working with acrylics and in creating beautiful, convincing landscapes. There is information on what materials to buy, how to use sketches and photographs, how to look at landscape shapes and how to use tone and composition to good effect. Wendy demonstrates a variety of acrylic techniques and explains elements of the landscape such as foregrounds, distances and skies. There are six beautiful step-by-step demonstrations with clear photographs and instructions for readers to follow.
Wendy Jelbert is a teacher and professional artist who works in pastels, oils, acrylics, inks and watercolours. She enjoys experimenting with different ways of using mixed media and texture and her sometimes unconventional methods often produce surprising and original results. Wendy is a tutor at West Dean College, West Sussex. Follow this link to view her tutor page https://www.westdean.org.uk/CollegeChannel/Tutors/TutorProfilesandWork/WendyJelbert.aspx Wendy lives in Andover, Hampshire.
Introduction6 Materials8 Using sketchbooks12 Using photographs14 looking at landscape shapes16 Tones18 composition20 Basic techniques22 Foregrounds and distances28 skies32 Variations on a theme34 Coastal scene36 Sunflowers46 Golden Woodland56 Cows by river66 lake garda76 us forest scene86 index96