Learn to Paint Abstracts forms part of the best-selling Collins Learn to Paint series, providing a clear and simple introduction to a truly dynamic style of painting that is attracting more and more interest among amateur artists. Laura Reiter provides a clear and accessible introduction to abstract painting, explaining in simple terms how to paint popular subjects in a less representational way. Several simple ways of approaching an abstract painting are demonstrated using watercolour, acrylics, pastels and collage to create abstracts from simple doodles. Practical exercises, useful tips and several step-by-step demonstrations are included. It is the perfect book for those who desire an entrance into abstract art or want to broaden their artistic horizons. / A title in Collins' best-selling Learn to Paint series, with over 4 million copies sold worldwide. / The only beginner-level book on this subject available at this price point, providing a clear and accessible introduction to this contemporary style of painting. / Features many easy-to-follow exercises and step-by-step demonstrations, using watercolour, acrylics, pastels and collage.
Laura Reiter is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter/Printmakers. She regularly runs courses in abstract art and her paintings have been shown in numerous exhibitions. She has also been a prizewinner at the prestigious Bankside Gallery, London, at the Royal Watercolour Society's open exhibition.