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Painting project

Part 1 How to plan a painting of a garden from a photograph, by Julie King

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Your reference photograph: a garden in Kent

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Produce and amend compositional sketches

Manipulate scenes to suit your purposes

Work from photograph to final tonal sketch

Following my introduction to painting parks and gardens in last month’s issue in which colour and techniques were explored, I now want to look at the importance of composition and prepare you for tackling a photograph of a garden. Whenever I have the opportunity to visit gardens, in villages, towns or cities, I always have my camera at hand, ready to capture a scene that inspires me and draws my eye in, one with interest, variety and a focal point.

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About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the September issue of Leisure Painter, your practical guide to all things drawing and painting for beginners and amateurs. This issue is packed with tutorials, demonstrations and practical advice on the use of watercolour, acrylics, drawing media, acrylic ink, water-soluble graphite, mixed media and digital. There's plenty on how to paint from photographs, techniques, colour mixing, brush handling and more. Take advantage of special offers on practical art books, try your chance to win the latest books by Hazel Soan and Soraya French, and enter our 50th anniversary competition by painting a nocturne.
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