The Indoor Artist: Watercolour Ideas For Painting At Home

By: Linda Birch

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ISBN
9780007151486
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Pages
128
Dimensions
192 x 265mm

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'The Indoor Artist' is an ideal guide for all those who, for whatever reason, prefer to paint at home. Packed with original ideas and practical projects, as well as expert advice on techniques, this is an inspiring book for beginners and experienced artists alike.

For many people, indoors is the best location in which to paint - convenient, undemanding, safe, not subject to the weather and free from curious onlookers. But inspiration can sometimes run dry and the amateur artist may also need some instruction to help gain essential skills.

This is a practical resource for such painters. Professional artist and writer Linda Birch takes the reader through the basics - establishing a simple home studio area, selecting the right medium and getting to grips with shape and form - before looking at a number of enjoyable projects in watercolour.

These include:
- Working from photographs
- Painting still lifes
- Creating the outdoors indoors
- Painting from your window - skies and roofscapes
- Painting flowers, gardens, people and animals

She also encourages the reader to explore their experimental side by varying scale, using colour creatively and adopting a number of different styles.

An ideal introduction for the beginner and a source of inspiration for the more advanced artist, 'The Indoor Artist' is an essential resource for those who paint at home. It is packed with inspiring ideas and 16 practical projects, as well as expert advice on the basics of painting.
ISBN:
9780007151486
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2004
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
192 x 265mm

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