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By Daphne Hicks

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A superbly illustrated, crucial consultant to the enjoyment and ideas of portray vegetation and flora with watercolors

The features of watercolor clearly supplement botanical paintings, and this gorgeous booklet indicates you ways to utilize this flexible medium. It begins via guiding you thru the complexities of portray plant life, with suggestion on fabrics and colour blending, construction self assurance with step by step examples. in addition to emphasizing the significance of commentary and botanical accuracy, this ebook advises artists on utilizing colour to accomplish translucency and readability and indicates methods of utilizing layering recommendations. dependent by way of season to incorporate a variety of plant life and crops, it additionally deals rules and pointers on composition, and the way to incorporate animal existence.

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By accentuating the surface undulations, or lack of them, you can provide useful information that will help the viewer identify the substance of the subject. 21Finding an interesting surface Texture can be found all around us – look out for interesting rocks and old pieces of stone. The surfaces of fruit and vegetables are often very textural – as is a wrinkled face. Even a woodpile can produce interesting pictures that combine pattern with texture. Texture is not just about identification – it can be isolated to create strong, semi-abstract images.

For digital images there is an easy solution – simply manipulate the colour on the computer. In this case I chose a blue that would match his shirt (far right). A global adjustment was not possible – because this would also have had an effect on the skin tones. Instead the adjustment was made selectively. This can be done in a variety of ways, such as selecting the area to be worked 2BACK TO NATURE on before you start, or creating a mask For this shot of an unusual dark for the adjustment. An alternative route green house, the viewpoint has been in Photoshop is to change the colours chosen to show how the owner’s of the whole image, then undo this choice of paint works well in the change, then selectively paint back building’s lush surroundings.

2PEACEFUL PASTURE 1DRESS CODE A green garden seat blends peacefully To show the unspoilt beauty of this gorge into the foliage and grass surrounding it. you don’t want to add unnaturally bold The pair of binoculars creates a sense of colours. In his grey top, the oarsman intrigue – and provides a strong focal blends in; it would be a very different point for the picture. shot if he had worn red. 50 _ c o m p o s i n g th e i m a g e 3rainbow rule 1SHADES OF GREEN 4DILUTED BY DISTANCE Orange and yellow follow each This shot consists of shades of Atmospheric haze weakens the other in the rainbow, so they green: the clear green water, the intensity of distant colours, but should blend together well.

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