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What to Paint Trees Woodland and Forests in Watercolour Book & DVD Set with Geoff Kersey



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This is not so much a book about how to paint trees, as how to paint scenes with trees in them, and it's all the better for that.

The book comprises no fewer than 24 different scenes, each with an outline tracing and a double-page spread showing the completed work along with notes on the colours used and how some of the specific details were handled. It's a series of ideas rather than a set of exercises to complete and, as such, more suited to those with some experience of the medium.

Geoff has chosen an excellent variety of subjects from the stark shapes of a winter morning's walk to the dappled shade of a woodland in spring, from the warm afternoon sunshine of a Manhattan park to the chilly afterglow of a midwinter evening.

In the accompanying DVD Geoff takes you through the hints and tips which will help you complete the 24 paintings from the book.

He shows you how to tackle a wide range of exciting projects such as how to paint convincing looking reflections in the water, rustic foliage on an autumn willow tree, how to create perspective and scale by adding figures to the landscape and how you can splatter masking fluid to create lively looking fountains.

With Geoff as your guide this excellent book & DVD set is sure to put a spring in your step and you'll realise that learning to paint is easier than you think.

Book: Search Press. Paperback. 112 pages. Colour throughout

DVD: 114 mins

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.
  1. exellent book & dvd Review by Christine Neale

    very pleased to receive my free book & dvd l am sure l will be using it often.I am glad that l decided to join SAA as l am already very pleased with products that l have ordered & the very prompt delivery of my orders so far (Posted on 10/04/2013)

  2. An inspiring and instructional masterpiece Review by Chris Major

    highly educational easy to follow and understand a must have for a newcomer to watercolour and plenty for the not so newcomers. (Posted on 27/03/2013)

  3. watercolour landscapes Review by Alan John Machin

    can\'t fault it. brill (Posted on 22/03/2013)

  4. What to Paint Trees Woodland and Forests in Watercolour Review by Barry McCartan

    Good book and DVD worth the money (Posted on 03/10/2012)

  5. Comprehensive Guide to Trees and Foliage Review by Mick Davison

    Geoff is my favourite artist and he is a joy to watch and this book puts all his superb techniques at your fingertips in a clear and concise way. (Posted on 01/10/2012)

  6. Informative Review by Mel Drummond

    A thorough guide, simply explained and executed. (Posted on 01/10/2012)

  7. Inspirational Review by Rosemary Bishop

    I\'ve yet to paint from this, but am enjoying reading the book. I find the illustrations and explanations very clear, especially for those little details which I like in Geoff Kersey\'s paintings. (Posted on 28/09/2012)

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