Practical Solutions from 10 Professional Artists for Painting in Watercolours, Oils, Pastels and Acrylics.
In this superbly illustrated book, published in association with 'The Artist' magazine, ten professional artists look at the most common problems that amateur painters face and explain how to tackle them in a practical and straightforward way. Based on the popular, long-running 'Practical Problem Solver' series in the magazine, this varied collection provides helpful advice and inspired solutions to many of the most frequently asked questions from the series.
The book includes numerous topics, such as how to choose a good subject, how to create a sense of space and depth in a picture, how to use colour effectively or how to paint a convincing sky. All the main painting media - watercolours, oils, pastels and acrylics - are covered, and with subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes to still life, interiors, people and animals, there is something to appeal to every painter, whatever their level of skill.
The artists featured are Jackie Simmonds, John Lidzey, Peter Partington, Richard Pikesley, Gerald Green, Winston Oh, John Mitchell, Anuk Naumann, Tom Robb, Hilary Jackson. The wide variety of work by the featured artist adds a further dimension, offering a wonderful collection of paintings to enjoy and providing a rich source of inspiration for practising artists.