Synopses & Reviews
Taking beginning artists and armchair travelers across the rocky, ancient landscape and blue waterways of the Mediterranean, this step-by-step watercolor tutorial includes five carefully selected scenes that evoke this beloved region of Europe, West Asia, and North Africa. Each project captures the stark heat and subtle beauty of the rich Mediterranean Basin with scenes that include a palm-fringed beach and a Tuscan farm, a domed Greek Orthodox church overlooking the blue sea, and a bicycle parked beneath bougainvillea on a sleepy, sunlit street. Author Geoff Kersey complements each original composition with reassuring advice and clear instructions that emphasize every detail. Tracing papers are included for each scenerequiring just a soft graphite pencil and a rubbing tool to transfer the basic layoutso getting started is quick and easy.
Geoff Kersey shows how to paint five typically Mediterranean scenes including a beach, a farm in Tuscany and a harbour, and the outline for each project is provided as a pull-out tracing. People who want to learn to paint without relying on their drawing skills have everything they need in this book.
About the Author
Geoff Kersey is an experienced watercolor artist and the author of more than a dozen art books, including "New York in Watercolor" and "Watercolour Tips & Techniques."