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

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"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

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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

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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

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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 --

William Newton's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: William Newton

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488308

Category: Art

Page: 128

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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.

Landscapes in Watercolour

Author: Ray Campbell Smith

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489800

Category: Art

Page: 48

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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

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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.

Porträtzeichnen

Author: Renate Klein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783824112104

Category:

Page: 63

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Reich illustrierte Einführung in das Porträtzeichnen für Anfänger mit Grundkenntnissen: Übungen zu den Kopfproportionen und zu einzelnen Gesichtsteilen sowie Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen in den Techniken Bleistift, Kohle, Tusche, Rötel und Pastellkreide.

Impressionismus

Author: Nathalia Brodskaya

Publisher: Parkstone International

ISBN: 1780423276

Category: Art

Page: 256

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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

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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.

The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration

Author: Elaine R. S. Hodges,Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471360117

Category: Architecture

Page: 623

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The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition Sponsored by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and written by top illustrators, scientists, and industry experts, The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration, Second Edition is an indispensable reference guide for anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration. Offering broad coverage and more than 620 outstanding illustrations, this new edition offers up-to-date coverage on all aspects of this specialized field, from illustrating molecules and 3D modeling to important material and advice on copyright and contractual concerns, as well as establishing a freelance business. With step-by-step instructions, in-depth coverage of illustrative techniques and related tools, and helpful advice on the day-to-day business of scientific illustrating, it is easy to see why scientific illustrators refer to this book as their "bible."

The Artist's Handbook

A Practical Manual and Inspirational Guide in One Volume, with Over 30 Projects and 475 Step-By-Step Photographs

Author: Angela Gair

Publisher: Southwater Publishing

ISBN: 9781780191140

Category: Art

Page: 256

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This is a practical manual and inspirational guide in one volume, with over 30 projects and 475 step-by-step photographs. It is a stunningly illustrated, project-based book on drawing and painting for the beginner. Divided into three sections: drawing, watercolour, and oil painting, it includes more than 30 original projects for you to try, such as a vase of flowers in pencils, a stormy scene using watercolours, and a Tuscan terrace in oils. It presents practical and easy-to-follow text with over 475 step-by-step photographs clearly showing the creation of each picture. It offers expert guidance on techniques and materials. All the projects are simple, and in no time at all you will be producing accomplished, attractive works of art. Discover your hidden artistic talents with this project-based course on drawing and painting. The book is divided into three main sections: drawing, watercolour, and oil painting, with over 250 pages of original projects aimed at the beginner with expert guidance on the different techniques and materials required. The first part shows how to use soft pencils, Conte crayons, charcoal, and graphite sticks, each media having an accompanying project for each tool you learn to use so you can try out your new skill while creating a work of art. In the second part, you'll work with watercolours, painting subjects from a peaceful beach scene to crashing waves. The third part covers oil painting, a method enabling an infinite range of textures and effects. With helpful hints and gorgeous photographs on every page, this handbook is indispensable to budding artists.

(Fast) alles zeichnen

Über 2000 Motive mit Schritt-für-Schritt-Abbildungen

Author: Miyatachika

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772483158

Category:

Page: 221

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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.

The Artist's Handbook

A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing, Watercolor and Oil Painting

Author: Angela Gair

Publisher: MetroBooks

ISBN: 9781586637668

Category: Art

Page: 256

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From simple first strokes to elaborate finished paintings, this complete guide leads the beginner through all the tricks and techniques an artist needs to know. The handbook features more than 250 pages of original, colorful, and simple projects. Novices will learn the underlying theory, master the basic principles, and benefit from helpful hints.