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BOOK REVIEW: Painting Trees in Watercolour Pen & Ink  

Posted by Scott Wilson

Title: Painting Trees in Watercolour Pen & Ink


Author: Claudia Nice

Publisher: North Light Books

RRP: $29.99

ISBN: 9781440308789

Release Date: 2011



Description:



Claudia shows you how to create a realistic landscape with trees in watercolour, pen and ink. Follow along as she demonstrates special techniques for painting bark, foliage, shadows, background limbs and more.

Includes both up-close realistic detail and distant tree characters with emphasis on composition, colour mixing, application and texture

Review:



As with all other North Light products, this DVD was extremely well produced, informative and an inspirational. Each instructional segment covers comprehensive steps in producing a watercolour tree in a variety of families.

In this 91-minute artistsnetwork.tv video workshop, Claudia shows you how to create a realistic landscape, demonstrating both up-close realistic detail and distant tree characteristics with emphasis on composition, color mixing, application and texture. From pen blending to bruising, you’ll have a slew of new techniques to try after watching this exciting video! In this preview from Painting Trees in Watercolor, Pen & Ink, Claudia shares her pen blending technique–learn how to use pen & ink with water to add bark, knotholes and textured effects to your watercolor trees.

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