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Alwyn Crawshaw
NAPA President since 2000
Alwyn    Crawshaw    was    born    at    Mirfield,    Yorkshire    and    studied    at Hastings   School   of   Art   .   He   now   lives   in   Hickling,   Norwich,   Norfolk, with   his   wife   June.   Alwyn   works   in   watercolour,   oils   and   acrylics.   He is   Fellow   of   the   Royal   Society   of   Arts   and   a   member   of   the   Society   of Equestrian   Artists,   the   British   Watercolour   Society,   President   of   the National    Acrylic    Painters    Association,    Founder    of    the    Society    of Amateur   Artists,   and   Honorary   Member   of   the   United   Society   of Artists. Alwyn   has   written   25   books   for   Harper   Collins,   including   "The   Artist At   Work"   (his   autobiography).   One   of   his   books,   "A   Brush   With   Art", was   in   the   best   Sellers   list   for   9   weeks,   this   has   never   been   achieved before with an art instructional book.
For the many people who would love to paint but don't know where to start, help is at hand. 'A Brush with Art' takes you through the various stages of watercolour painting in an entertaining and easy-to- follow way. Each of the 12 sections is a self-contained lesson, featuring a different location and how to paint it successfully in watercolour. Alwyn demonstrates the different techniques required in each case and then shows how to use them to build up a painting.
The Complete Watercolour Course. Enjoy the relaxation, pleasure and sense of fulfillment that watercolour painting brings on holiday, in retirement or simply as a weekend hobby. Television artist and bestselling author Alwyn Crawshaw puts his experience and expertise into this comprehensive release, the perfect gift for anyone who wants to paint this summer and begin a new and creative pastime.