Painting isn't as hard as it looks. And it's fun. Whether you're a total beginner or have been painting for years, this indispensable guide cuts through the jargon and provides clear, practical advice and tips to help develop your skills. Techniques and ideas are described and explained, inspiring you to make your own great paintings. Addressing the fundamentals of painting with watercolour, oil and acrylic, the book encourages you to explore the limitless possibilities painting has to offer.
Read This if You Want to Be Great at Painting is an accessible and jargon-free guide to painting, including watercolour, oil and acrylic. The book includes more than 40 examples of great paintings by masters and contemporary artists and simple diagrams and practical activities help you practice each technique.
SELWYN LEAMY is a full-time landscape painter. An experienced tutor and lecturer, Selwyn teaches Fine Art at diploma level and has had successful exhibitions in London. As well as working as an artist, he has had broad experience of teaching from primary age through to A-level and adults. Selwyn currently tutors for painting and photography holidays in Italy and Morocco. His first book, Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing was published by Laurence King in 2017.