Watercolour Fruit & Vegetable Portraits Book & DVD Set with Billy Showell
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This beautiful book by Billy Showell is exquisitely executed and includes wonderful watercolour portraits of fruit and vegetables,some with an unconventional, often amusing, twist to traditional botanical studies.
The book is packed full of useful information, expert advice and guidance on materials, and Billy takes you through you through what you need to get started, composition and colour mixing. She also covers an array of painting techniques, such as wet-into-wet, lifting out, how to use masking fluid and how to strengthen colour and much much more.
Billy also looks at light and shade before demonstrating how to tackle the challenging subject of painting white onto white plus flowers and blossom. She then takes you through four stunning step-by-step projects, which include Kohlrabi, a Pumpkin, a Lemon and a Heart of Berries.
In the DVD Billy shows you with ease how to recreate four extremely realistic looking subjects including: Red Apple - using strong colour; Grapes - maintaining light; Turnip - creating form and Broad Beans - adding texture. There is also a special bonus section, featuring a short interview with Billy.
This wonderful book and DVD set of beautiful paintings will guide and inspire you,enabling you to take your paintings to a whole new and exciting contemporary level.
Book: David & Charles. Hardback. 128 pages. Colour throughout
Please note that while this is a Region 0 DVD, it is PAL formatted and therefore unlikely to play in North America, Japan, South Korea and some of the Pacific Islands.
However, all DVDs will play on personal computers and laptops.
- This beautiful book by Billy Showell is exquisitely executed and includes wonderful watercolour portraits of fruit and vegetables,some with an unconventional, often amusing, twist to traditional botanical studies.
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