Color is one of the most important aspects of painting, and most artists find it both a fascinating and challenging subject. Shirley Trevena, author of Taking Risks with Watercolour, is well-known for her vibrant watercolor style. Here she demonstrates color theory through a series of simple exercises that illustrate how the principles work in practice, with fascinating sections on using just single colors and neutrals, and how to mix colors in unusual ways to create interesting and sometimes unconventional effects. The role of color to evoke mood and atmosphere is also covered, and throughout the book Shirley's stunning watercolors provide valuable inspiration for artists looking to develop their own style. The key features of the book include Explore Further exercises, studio tips, practical projects, Food for Thought discussion points, and step-by-step demonstrations. In addition, to provide a broader view and show different ways of using color, the work of several guest artists is featured.
Learn to Paint Vibrant Watercolours is a new title in HarperCollins' successful Learn to Paint series. Hazel Soan, with her colourful and lively style of painting, offers an exciting, contemporary approach to working in watercolour, the most popular medium of all. Every painter wants to paint vibrant pictures but sometimes it can be difficult to capture that special quality on paper. In Learn to Paint Vibrant Watercolours Hazel Soan provides plenty of helpful advice on how to use watercolour in a bold and lively way, emphasizing the importance of using colour confidently, creating a strong composition, and evoking a powerful sense of atmosphere in your paintings. Contents include: * tips on choosing painting materials * clear, practical advice on watercolour techniques * guidelines on using colour effectively and creating atmosphere * a range of popular subjects, including landscapes, still life, flowers and people * stage-by-stage demonstration paintings
Vibrancy and impact are qualities that experienced watercolor artists aspire towards, and this book provides a full course in how to push this popular medium to unexpected places. Packed with inspirational artworks that cover everything from landscapes and portraits to abstract watercolors, this is a vibrant book that demands attention.
Flower Painting offers the reader an approach which frees the novice from the constrictions so often imposed by tutors. It is a new way of both seeing and painting flowers in all their variety, complexity and delight, with emphasis on color as related to flowers including how to put that intensity of color down, with the appropriate tools, so as to lose none of the freshness that emanates from nature.
This best-selling title will be relaunched in September 05 with a fresh new cover design. Hazel Soan, with her colourful and lively style of painting, offers an exciting, contemporary approach to working in watercolour, the most popular medium of all.
Sir Archibald Geikie (1835–1924) was one of the most distinguished and influential geologists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He was Director-General of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, President of the Geological Society of London, President of the British Association, Trustee of the British Museum and President of the Royal Society. He was also an accomplished writer, a masterful lecturer and a talented artist who published over 200 scientific papers, books and articles. The papers in this volume examine aspects of Geikie’s life and works, including his family history, his personal and professional relationships, his art, and his contributions as a field geologist and administrator. Together, they provide a deeper understanding of his life, his career and his contribution to the development of Geology as a scientific discipline. Much of the research is based on primary sources, including previously unpublished manuscripts, donated in part by members of the family to the Haslemere Educational Museum, UK.
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Shirley Trevena is a successful and popular watercolourist with a huge international fan base. Throughout her career Shirley has pushed the boundaries of watercolour and is regarded as one of Britain’s most innovative artists in that medium. Shirley’s watercolours are vibrant in colour, visually inspiring and strong in composition. In this book, Shirley shares her thoughts, ideas, stories and sketches of more than 100 paintings to give a valuable insight into the evolving work of a much-loved artist. Shirley breaks the conventional rules of watercolour in many different ways: through her exciting compositions, strange perspectives and above all, the strength and vibrancy of her colour combinations. In this exciting and inspiring book, Shirley gives her personal view of painting and shares her creative process with us.