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The Art of Elizabeth Blackadder

Royal Academy of Arts

Published January 28th 2003
ISBN : 9780810966499
Hardcover
96 pages
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These two books are the first offerings in a new series from Abrams and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, which reveals well-known artists at work. The artists offer insights into their approach to painting, as well as their opinions, inspirations,MoreThese two books are the first offerings in a new series from Abrams and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, which reveals well-known artists at work. The artists offer insights into their approach to painting, as well as their opinions, inspirations, philosophies, and views on art, with valuable tips for both amateurs and other professionals. Working in a variety of mediums, the artists are shown painting both in their studios and in some of their favorite painting locations around the world.Elizabeth Blackadder is one of the best-known and most respected artists working today. In this fully illustrated book she works in her Edinburgh studios on paintings that reveal her intuitive approach to her subjects, her originality, and her acute sense of composition. The works featured include a large watercolor of tulips and irises and oil paintings of buildings in Bologna, Italy. She also works on a Japanese scroll, providing insight into the Japanese influence on her work. Her techniques and approaches to composition are all explained, and shown in step-by-step photographs.