Handbook of Watercolour Landscapes Tips & Techniques

Author: Richard Bolton,Geoff Kersey,Joe Francis Dowden,Janet Whittle

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489619

Category: Art

Page: 376

View: 5114

"Learn how to paint beautiful pictures with this compact new edition ... authors reveal their secrets and show ho to capture skies, water, flowers and more, to help makel your landscapes convincing. 22 detailed step-by-step demonstrations ; expert advice on all the techniques needed, from initial washes to final details ; top tips for producing beautiful paintings"--Back cover.

The Watercolour Artist's Handbook

Author: Sally Harper

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408124963

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 224

View: 563

This is a guide to successful painting in watercolour. It is filled with practical hints and tips that cover all aspects of this medium, including style, subject, colour, composition and materials. There are step-by-step demonstrations of both traditional and experimental techniques that show how to achieve a variety of effects.

Flowers in Watercolour

Author: Wendy Tait

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488889

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 3251

Matching quality instruction with convenience, the Art Handbooks series presents the respected lessons by talented art professionals in a small and transportable format. These tutorials teach techniques for a wide spectrum of artistic endeavors, from pencil drawing to oil painting, through step-by-step instructions and ample imagery of what to expect from each stage and completed process. They also provide invaluable information about the materials as well as additional tips for becoming confident with each medium. Wendy Tait shares her passion for watercolor flowers by instructing artists on how to capture the beauty and delicacy of a wide selection of flowers. This painting guide uses a series of demonstrations to illustrate her techniques—from initial transparent misty background washes to adding final tiny details. It gives clear information on what materials are needed, how to choose colors, composition, painting terms, lost and found edges, and aerial perspective. Skills are built up through seven beautiful step-by-step demonstrations including primroses, pansies, heather, anemones, cyclamen, roses, and a mixed bunch of flowers.

Light and Mood in Watercolour

Author: Robin Capon,David Curtis

Publisher: Anova Books

ISBN: 9780713490732

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 8308

Stunning watercolour title new in paperback. Leading watercolourist reveals the secrets behind his atmospheric, light-filled paintings. Watercolour is ideal for capturing the transient effects of light and, with compact and lightweight materials, is the perfect medium for plein-air painting. Leading watercolour painter David Curtis is a strong advocate of working on site, observing and capturing changing conditions and effects. In this beautifully illustrated book, he explains in detail his two main methods for working on location – for quick, loose studies and for more controlled and detailed paintings. He also shows how to collect reference material on the spot and develop this into resolved paintings back at the studio. He provides helpful instruction on interpreting light effects, with strong guidance on choosing materials, exploring techniques, composition, tone and colour and associated topics. This invaluable advice is complemented by a wealth of sketches, finished works and step-by-step demonstration paintings to illustrate different points and inspire further ideas. Reference Light and Mood in Watercolour hardback (9780713489552) !-- bullets -- Leading watercolourist reveals the secrets behind his light-filled paintings How to work en plein air to capture the transient effects of light How to collect reference material on location but paint in the studio Bestselling title new in paperback !-- about the author --

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Über 2000 Motive mit Schritt-für-Schritt-Abbildungen

Author: Miyatachika

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772483158


Page: 221

View: 2071

Das Vorlagenbuch zeigt eine grosse Motivvielfalt an Tieren, Menschen, Pflanzen, Lebensmitteln, Architektur, Fahrzeugen usw. Einfach nachvollziehbare Schritt-für-Schritt-Abbildungen helfen gerade zeichnerisch Ungeübten beim Nachzeichnen.

Landscapes in Watercolour

Author: Ray Campbell Smith

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489800

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 8082

Provides tips, techniques, and advice for producing watercolor paintings of landscapes.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Author: Gerald W. R. Ward

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195313917

Category: Art

Page: 828

View: 6215

Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.

William Newton's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: William Newton

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488308

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 2789

This comprehensive guide to painting in watercolor covers all aspects of the art, including landscape, still life, and portraits. The book first introduces aspiring artists to the art of using watercolor in a beautiful, detailed, and memorable way using a variety of techniques. It also contains sections on color, tone, painting techniques, and how to choose an effective subject, arming painters with the necessary tools to work. Six detailed step-by-step projects, including a boat scene, cannon vignette, and an architectural piece, complete this reference for mastering the use of watercolor.


Author: Nathalia Brodskaya

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 1780423276

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 8926

Der Impressionismus stand seit seiner Entstehung im Zentrum des Interesses eines breiten Publikums und impressionistische Werke verzaubern auch heute noch die Betrachter mit ihren erstaunlichen Farben und Formen. Dieses Buch bietet eine Auswahl der beeindruckendsten Werke von Künstlern wie Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir und Sisley. Das handliche Mega Square Format ist der großen Beliebtheit dieser Epoche angepasst und macht es zu einem perfekten Geschenk.

Wildlife Artist's Handbook

Author: Jackie Garner

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847976085

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 3903

Art has always been inspired by the wildlife around us. Since earliest times we have been continually fascinated by both wildlife and the challenge of representing it. This book sets the scene of how wildlife has been portrayed in art and guides the reader through the principles of practical drawing and painting wildlife. It covers recommended equipment, techniques, fieldcraft, composition and anatomy, and offers help for those wishing to exhibit their work. Suggests how to begin to draw wildlife and then to add colour; advises on how to draw a constantly moving subject and how to capture the moment; gives clear instruction on anatomy and composition; suggests how to paint outdoors and how to use photography and museum collections; gives inspiration and insights into printmaking and sculpture; gives practical advice on exhibiting and selling wildlife art; showcases inspiring images, in a range of styles, from over twenty leading artists. An authoritative guide to the principles of drawing and painting wildlife, this book will be of interest to all artists and everyone interested in wildlife - including botanical artists, print makers and sculptors, and is lavishly illustrated with 260 colour illustrations.