/ Key title This is the fourth title in Collins' Artist's Studio series for the intermediate painter. Ann Blockley is a very successful artist, known for the innovative way in which she uses texture as a key element in her work, and this book looks specifically at how she achieves her stunning effects. / Fourth title in Collins' Artist's Studio series for the intermediate painter looking to take the next step in their painting. / Provides an original and less conventional approach to a key aspect of painting in watercolour. / Includes numerous practical exercises, projects, studio tips, and step-by-step demonstrations. / Superbly illustrated with Ann Blockley's beautiful watercolours and also features the work of other well-known professional artists.
Ann Blockley is a well-known painter and teacher and regularly runs very popular watercolour courses and workshops. She is the author of several books on painting, including three titles in Collins Learn to Paint series and the successful Flower Painting Through the Seasons. She also writes regularly for Leisure Painter magazine.
'This is a wonderful lively book that will inspire readers to take more risks with the medium, moving their work on to something perhaps truly extraordinary.' Leisure Painter
'This is muscular watercolour, painting for the new millennium if you must. It's vibrant, alive and exciting.' Artists' Choice Book Club
'Flowers, leaves and seedheads...also landscapes, animals and still lifes done in a way that will definitely make you look twice. [Warecolour Textures]Offers all kinds of opportunities for development.' The Artist Magazine
'A use of paint that goes far beyond the medium's more demure image...this is very much the way forward. Read Ann's book and you can say you were there when it started!' Artist's Choice