Anna Masons Watercolour World
Publisher Search Press
Format BB Hardback
Dimensions 216mm x 280mm
Page Extent 144
Pub Date March 2018
Anna Mason’s vibrant, detailed and uplifting watercolours have earned her worldwide recognition. In this, her second book, she goes beyond flowers to explore her inspirations from across the natural world, including fruit, birds and animals. The book gives you a very personal insight into Anna’s way of working; with clarity and warmth she will help you find inspiration, choose scale and composition, see things correctly and work with discipline and flow until you produce fabulous work of your own. Packed with advice and inspiring finished pieces, this gorgeous book guides you through her method of working with four beautiful step-by-step projects: a blackberry, an autumn leaf, a sunflower and a garden bird. Each project contains a traceable outline. The book is suitable for beginners or for more experienced artists looking to refine their style or try new techniques.
About the Author
Anna Mason grew up surrounded by the lush English countryside and has always been inspired by the intricate detail and colourful beauty in the natural world. Completely self-taught, Anna has developed a true-to-life painting style that she wants to share with as many people as possible. It is her mission to get as many people enjoying the therapeutic benefits of watercolour painting as well as getting the kind of results they want. Anna won the Royal Horticultural Society's Gold Medal and Best in Show award 2007; has paintings in the RHS Lindley Library Collection and also the Shirley Sherwood Collection; and was the Grand Prize Winner in International Artist Magazine for Strawberries Everest’ 2011. She was elected to the Society of Botanical Artists 2013, and was a juror for the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) exhibition Plants, Birds & Pollinators Art Serving Science’ 2013. She lives in Surrey and teaches at RHS Wisley & West Dean College. Join her inspiring online painting school at: AnnaMasonArt.com
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Arches Watercolour paper is made the traditional way, using a cylinder mould. This method ensures that the fibres are evenly distributed which makes the paper extremely stable, so it will not warp or stretch when water is applied to it.
Acid free, water based pigment ink is water resistant and fade proof. Gold and silver calligraphy pens are suitable to use on non-porous surfaces such as plastic. Xylene free.
This Bostitch® Manual Pencil Sharpener is antimicrobial protected and features an oversized ergonomic knob for comfort and ease of use for kids to grip. Replaceable dual cutter technology extends the life of cutter by 6x*. The 8 hole, easy rotate, selector dial supports multiple pencil sizes, making this sharpener great for schools.
A range of pure synthetic watercolour brushes of the highest quality. Perfect for wetting paper and controlling large washes.