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RE-ISSUE WITH NEW COVER Learn to paint abstracts with Laura Reiter and achieve the success you have always wanted! Many leisure painters are interested in painting simple abstracts but are not sure quite how to approach this way of working. Laura Reiter provides a clear and accessible introduction to this contemporary style of painting, explaining in simple, straightforward terms what abstract art is and how various techniques can be used to paint popular subjects in a less representational way. Early sections look at mark-making techniques, aspects of design and composition, and methods for creating texture and using collage. Laura then explains several simple ways of approaching an abstract painting , using watercolour, acrylics, pastels and collage:

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780007271801
ISBN-10: 0007271808
Format: Paperback
(275mm x 210mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Collins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Laura Reiter

Laura Reiter studied art at Kingston and Wimbledon Schools of Art, where she attained first a BA degree in painting and then an MA in printmaking. Laura has had success in selling her work in galleries such as the Bankside Gallery and the Mall Galleries in London. She regularly exhibits with the Linda Blackstone Gallery and the Battersea Affordable Art Show. Laura also runs her own workshops and gives demonstrations to art societies.

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