Create beautiful watercolour paintings with the Handbook of Watercolour Tips and Techniques. In this book you will find everything you need to know, from laying down initial washes to capturing atmosphere and mood. The 20 detailed how to step by step demonstrations include a fantastic range of techniques and top tips and advice from four leading artists.
The Handbook of Watercolour Tips and Techniques starts off with expert advice from Arnold Lowrey on all the techniques needed for creating interesting pictures, from laying initial washes to adding interest and detail using his vibrant and colourful palette. Then Wendy Jelbert follows, showing how to transform sketches into finished paintings, with advice on capturing special moments, creating light and shade and recording happy memories. Perspective is an important part of the painting process and Geoff Kersey shows how to create an impression of depth and distance using dramatic skies and elements in the landscape. Finally, Barry Herniman explores the effects of sunlight, shadows, mist and stormy skies on a range of popular subjects. This book is an invaluable addition to any artist's library, with the authors revealing the secrets and delights of capturing many different subjects from early morning landscapes to rural buildings, seascapes and more.
- 20 detailed step-by-step demonstrations
- Dimensions: 162 mm x 219 mm
- 376 pages
Handbook of Watercolour Tips and Techniques