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    Taking Risks with Watercolour (Hardback) By (author) Shirley Trevena

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    DescriptionA practical, stimulating and superbly illustrated book for intermediate watercolourists who are looking for greater challenges in their work and who are prepared to experiment with this popular medium. Shirley Trevena's watercolours are visually inspiring, vibrant with colour and strong in composition. This book shows what stunning results she achieves and how she does it by taking risks with watercolour. Although watercolour can be a difficult medium to handle, Shirley maintains that you get the best results if you have no sense of fear and just let yourself enjoy watercolour's fascinating versatility. Taking you through her paintings from the first concept to the finished watercolour, Shirley explains and illustrates her prize-winning techniques for producing luminous and colourful watercolours. She covers a wide range of topics, encouraging the reader to experiment with vibrant colour, dynamic composition, tone, and bold textures and patterns to produce exciting still life, landscape and flower paintings. She also explains what to do if things go wrong, and how to develop your paintings successfully and move on in your work.


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    Title
    Taking Risks with Watercolour
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shirley Trevena
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 193 mm
    Height: 269 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007133260
    ISBN 10: 000713326X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: WNG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: AB
    LC classification: ND2420
    BIC subject category V2: AFCC
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 751.422
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART028000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 707
    BISAC V2.8: ART027000, CRA024000
    Thema V1.0: WNG, AB, AFCC
    Illustrations note
    200 col illus, With index
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    30 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Shirley Trevena is a successful watercolour artist, internationally renowned for her paintings of still life, flowers and landscape imagery. She is a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and has won several watercolour awards - the Winsor & Newton Award and the Llewellyn Prize. Shirley regularly runs painting workshops and exhibits her work annually at the Mall Galleries, London, and The Orange Steet Gallery, Rutland.