Wednesday, August 10, 2011
BOOK REVIEW: Painting Trees in Watercolour Pen & Ink
Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2011
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
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.