Inspiring and visually instructive, this is a perfect art book for new artists. Organized by color, each page has a variety of illustrations, from seashells to yaks. The bottom of each page shows twelve shades within each color, and the end has a small discussion about mixing colors. Fantastic!
Magnificent, hand-painted illustrations by a rising star of Czech watercolor illustration--perfect for beginning painters Nature is teeming with incredible colors. But have you ever wondered how the colors green, yellow, pink or blue might taste or smell? What could they sound like? Or what would they feel like if you touched them? Nature's colors are so wonderful and diverse they inspired people to use the names of plants, animals, and minerals when labelling all the nuances. Join us on a journey to discover the twelve most well-known colors and their shades. You will learn that the colors and elements you find in nature are often closely connected. Will you be able to find all the links in each chapter? And if you are an aspiring artist, take our course at the end of the book and you'll be able to paint as exquisitely as nature itself does.
About the Author
Jana Sedlackova is a keen author of children's books. Besides other studies she also graduated from the School of Textile Design and Management in Brno, Czech Republic. She sings in a choir, and at Christmas she loves to decorate gingerbread. She is fond of fairy tales and convinced that people who don't read them are still looking for the right one.Stepanka Sekaninova used to work as a TV reporter and in the production of children's programs. Now she is a writer and a editor-in-chief, living in the Czech Republic.Magdalena Konecna illustrated her first book when she was only seventeen years old. Her main sources of inspiration are her dreams and travels and the natural world. You can find her pictures on greeting cards and in notebooks as well as in publications. She lives and works in the Czech Republic.
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