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    • ISBN:9781781575017
    • Publication date:04 May 2017
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If You're Bored With WATERCOLOUR Read This Book

By Veronica Ballart Lilja

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Fashion illustrator Veronica Ballart Lilja proves there's more to watercolour with a fresh and creative approach to this classic art form.

Fashion illustrator Veronica Ballart Lilja proves there's more to watercolour with a fresh and creative approach to this classic art form.

Are you bored of painting tasteful landscapes, light seascapes and delicate still-lifes? Or are you labouring under the misconception that that is simply all watercolour is good for? Maybe you're so bored of looking at watercolour paintings that you've never even tried it! Whether you're at the beginning of your artistic journey, stuck in a rut and in desperate need of some inspiration or simply looking to improve your skills with watercolour, this book is sure to awaken your creativity.

Stimulate your artistic minds and open your paint boxes to a whole new realm of possibility, using things like bleach, salt and combs - yes, the thing you'd ordinarily use to brush your hair with - to create exciting results.

Professional fashion illustrator Veronica Ballart Lilja shares a wealth of new techniques based on her years of working with the medium that will open up watercolour for beginners, and encourage experts to stray from their more traditional methods. Jam packed with fresh ideas, adventurous tips and techniques, detailed theory and engaging exercises, this book allows you to develop and practise your skills in a free and expressive way.

Biographical Notes

Veronica Ballart Lilja was born in Stockholm, studied Graphic Design in Barcelona, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. A successful fashion illustrator, she has worked for brands like Zara, Mango, and Harpers Bazaar.
Most of her work is in watercolour, which she often uses as a basis for innovative mixed-media work.

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  • ISBN: 9781781574041
  • Publication date: 04 May 2017
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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