Watercolour Mixing Techniques for Botanical Artists (Paperback)
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Color mixing is a key skill for the botanical artist. In this practical guide, Jackie Isard explains how to observe and use color accurately. She shows artists how to make informed choices when selecting pigments, as well as how to learn about color mixing and its application. Detailed instruction and advice are given on understanding color and pigments. The author explains how to 'see' color and tricky mixes, from greens and reds to the difficult botanical greys. Includes advanced color application techniques - color enhancement, shadow colors, and color temperature transition. Finally, step-by-step guides illustrate how to paint with layers, how to use underlaying colors to enhance, and color and fine detailing.
About the Author
Jackie Isard runs watercolor mixing courses both in workshops and online. She is passionate about color, and her clear and detailed tuition has already proved invaluable for many students wishing to improve their color mixing skills. She is a fellow member of the Society of Botanical Artists and this book will be a must for diploma students.