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Colour mixing is a key skill for the botanical artist. In this practical guide, Jackie Isard explains how to observe and use colour accurately. She shows artists how to make informed choices when selecting pigments, as well as how to learn about colour mixing and its application. Detailed instruction and advice are given on understanding colour and pigments. The author explains how to 'see' colour and tricky mixes, from greens and reds to the difficult botanical greys. Includes advanced colour application techniques - colour enhancement, shadow colours and colour temperature transition. Finally, step-by-step guides illustrate how to paint with layers, how to use underlaying colours to enhance, and colour and fine detailing.

Watercolour Mixing Techniques for Botanical Artists

  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd 
    ISBN: 9781785008283 
    Number of pages: 112 
    Weight: 288 g 
    Dimensions: 242 x 172 x 9 mm