Discover professional techniques for making the most of color in your art. Take your use of color to a new level with the help of award-winning artists and tutors, Meriel Thurstan and Rosie Martin. In easy-to-understand language, they explain color theory and how to combine hues so they work well together; work with different media; and master shadows, texture, and pattern. On every spread, the left-hand page teaches a technique, while the right-hand side features a workbook page to encourage practice. Throughout, there are line illustrations for budding colorists to fill in and advice on turning them into watercolor paintings.
|Publisher:||Batsford, B.T. Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||9.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Meriel Thurstan joined the Eden Project at its creation; she helped to create the Eden’s Friends organization and produced its very first magazine. Meriel organizes the extremely successful annual Eden diploma course in botanical illustration. Her own botanical paintings have been exhibited in England, France, and Australia, and have become a popular highlight of each issue of Eden’s Friends magazine. She lives in Cornwall, UK. Rosie Martin holds a Gold Medal from the RHS for her botanical watercolor paintings. She is an elected member of the Society of Botanical Artists and teaches a variety of subjects, including botanical illustration. She has worked in fashion, ballet, and theater; her clients have included David Bowie, Anthony Caro, Karl Lagerfeld, and Jean Muir, for whom she produced textiles and interior design prints.