We have teamed up with Search Press inviting you to paint or draw trees for the chance to win one of three sets of books worth almost £40 per set.
In Drawing Masterclass: Trees, Denis John Naylor shows how he creates his extraordinary tree studies, from first marks made on paper to finishing touches. Denis's method is based on close observation, and here shows how to develop drawing skills as you learn techniques such as line and tone, circular toning and layering, measured drawing and creating shape, form and texture. There are detailed studies of boles, branches, leaves, bark, roots and more. Seven beautiful demonstrations show step by step how to create breathtaking drawings of this popular subject.
Painting Watercolour Trees the Easy Way by Terry Harrison includes a great selection of clear, detailed step-by-step demonstrations along with extra tips to show how to paint beautiful trees quickly and easily. Terry teaches how to paint an impression of trees, rather than showing how reproduce each leaf, and illustrates the importance of understanding shapes, perspective, light and shade, and the way foliage changes with the seasons.
Ready to Paint in 30-Minutes: Trees and Woodlands in Watercolour by Geoff Kersey. This complete beginner’s guide to painting trees and woodlands is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. 30 quick and easy exercises, that each take no more than 30 minutes, offer you a complete course teaching all the skills you need to paint trees on their own and as part of beautiful woodland scenes.
Enter your best tree painting or drawing for the chance to win a set of books from Search Press.
We have created a step-by-step guide on how to enter our image-based competitions which can be found by clicking here, should you need it.
Closing date: 01/12/2020
Founded in 1970, Search Press is the leading art and craft publisher in the UK, specialising in fine art, textiles, general crafts and children's crafts.