Flowers in watercolour

Wendy Tait

Book - 2011

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What to paint.
Tunbridge Wells : Search 2011.
Item Description
Includes index.
"24 free outlines inside"--Cover.
Physical Description
62 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Main Author
Wendy Tait (-)
Review by Library Journal Reviews

The publisher's new "What To Paint" series offers workbooks aimed at those who have a strong desire to begin painting but are unsure of what their subject should be. These books provide specific step-by-step instruction including outline drawings that readers can trace to use as basis sketches for paintings. The tracing process is explained well, and readers can photocopy these pages. Each of the 24 painting exercises in this book includes specific tips on palette colors and flower texture detail. Watercolor painting teacher Tait's guide is best suited for beginner hobbyist painters. [Page 78]. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Presents instructions on the techniques of watercolor painting for twenty-four different projects, including tulips, spring flowers, and oriental poppies.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Renowned flower painter Wendy Tait has created 24 beautiful flower paintings, and her informative notes on each one, plus the outlines provided, will allow her many admirers to reproduce them for themselves.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The new What to Paint series is perfect for intermediate and experienced painters looking for inspiring subjects. Each book has 24 stunning full-page projects, a color palette for each, and informative captions showcasing the details and techniques used in various sections of the painting. Also included are free tracings of each painting for ease of transfer to watercolor paper as are instructions on selecting parts of the outlines to create new compositions. Renowned flower painter Wendy Tait provides beautiful displays of many popular flower varieties including tulips, daffodils and anemones, snake’s head fritillary, a posy of spring flowers, fuchsias, cherry blossom in a jar, oriental poppies, and many roses. Informative notes on details from each finished painting allow artists to reproduce the scenes with confidence.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

What do you do if you want to get painting but dont know what to paint? This series provides the answer. Each book has 24 full-page size paintings, a colour palette for each one, pictures pulled out from the painting and informative captions on how it was done. At the back of the book there is a free outline for each painting for readers to transfer on to watercolour paper. There are instructions on transferring the images, and on selecting parts of the outlines to create new compositions. Renowned flower painter Wendy Tait has created 24 beautiful paintings of flowers including tulips, daffodils and anemones, a posy of spring flowers, oriental poppies, roses and more. 24 paintings 24 free outlines Packed with expert advice