Very good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Thriftbooks. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
I bought this book sight unseen based on the title alone and in principle shows one how to paint flowers using glazing/transparent watercolour. After reading it I don?t the patience or inclination to apply the techniques espoused as they are terribly fiddly and developed from photographs and tracing, but each to their own. I must say the author/artist?s direct use of colour is good and her explanation of colour principles and use is one of the clearest and most concise I've seen?full marks there. On further positive note, the craftsmanship and attention to detail cannot be faulted and is an excellent ?how to do? example for any budding artist to develop these skills (which I find sadly lacking in most contemporary artwork). I have no regrets in purchasing the book for my library as a reference but have a look it first if you are not interested in a form of artistic photo realism.
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