Venice is probably the most painted city in the world with its exquisite facades and endless subjects for artists. Wendy Jelbert makes acrylics easy to use in this step-by-step guide and includes many exciting techniques - all of which are essential for capturing the essence and beauty of this magnificent city. She includes practical tips, detailed instruction and shows how versatile acrylics can be. Five demonstrations offer an in-depth course for beginners and include the Rialto Bridge, the Grand Canal, gondolas, reflections, stunning architecture and more. No drawing skills are required because full size pull out tracings containing the demonstration outlines are included. The focus is purely on acquiring the painting skills needed to build up confidence and to create truly inspiring paintings.
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.
Introduction 4 Materials 6 Transferring the image 9 Canal Reflections step-by-step 10 Rialto Bridge step-by-step 18 Grand Canal in Mist step-by-step 26 Spirit of Venice step-by-step 32 Gondolas with Lanterns step-by-step 40 Index