A no-nonsense trouble-shooting guide to improving watercolour and drawing techniques by artist, Trudy Friend. This book includes an introduction to essential techniques and materials that help to sharpen the skills of the aspiring artist. The unique problem-and-solution format is easy to follow and designed to help tackle any landscape subject with confidence.
Trudy Friend is an experienced artist and teacher and is a regular contributor to Leisure Painter for which she devised the popular 'Problems and Solutions' column. She has also written for The Artist and Artists & Illustrators. Trudy runs specialist courses in all media from her studio in Monmouthshire.
Introduction; Materials; Drawing Techniques; Watercolour Techniques; Multi-media Techniques; Correcting and Repairing Mistakes; Perspective in Composition; Tone; Colour; Aerial Perspective; Working Outdoors; Theme 1: Skies and Clouds; Theme 2: Water; Theme 3: Mountains and Hills; Theme 4: Bridges and Buildings; Theme 5: Country, Urban and City Landscapes; Theme 6: Trees and Woodland; Index.