If you ever wanted to learn to paint, but were too nervous to have a go, this is the book for you. Full of clear, simple advice and practical tips, Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner will teach even the least confident of beginners the skills and techniques needed to start painting.
In this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide, 3 professional artists explain the basic watercolour techniques.
In Part One, Alwyn Crawshaw, popular TV artist and author of over 20 art instruction books, demonstrates basic techniques including:
• colour mixing
• making objects look 3D
• depicting distance and foreground
• painting simple buildings
• painting fruit, vegetables, flowers, skies, trees, landscapes and coastlines
In Part Two, lecturer and author Sharon Finmark explains how you can paint realistic figures, covering:
• scale and proportion
• mixing convincing skin colours
• painting from photographs
• painting single figures
• painting people in groups
• depicting movement and light
Finally, Trevor Waugh, popular watercolourist and teacher, demonstrates techniques for painting domestic, farmyard and wild animals. Starting with simple shapes, Trevor takes you through the basic rudiments of:
• 3D shapes
• tone and colour
• texture and pattern
• individual animal features
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Descripción Collins, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0007184565