Trudy Friend's innovative approach highlights common problems and simple solutions to create more effective drawings and paintings. Clearly annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations ensure that problems can be quickly corrected. The book covers a wide range of popular animals including farm animals, wild animals, birds, reptiles and insects. The techniques demonstrated throughout are applicable to watercolour, graphite pencil, charcoal, Conte, pastels, acrylic and gouache.
Trudy Friend is the author of the three Problems and Solutions books published by David & Charles, all based on her popular column in Leisure Painter. Trudy is an established and respected artist, she regularly writes for the leading UK leisure painting magazines and currently lives in Monmouthshire, UK.