Have you ever been amazed by watercolor paintings that seem to spring to life before your eyes? Would you love to be able to paint with watercolors? Now, you can. Watercolor Painting For Dummies shows you the fun and easy way to create breathtaking paintings so beautiful you won’t believe you made them yourself.
This friendly, guide gives you hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow, step-by-step exercises to help you master the basics. Filled with full-color projects and sample paintings, it shows you how to work with color and texture, practice composition, and make smooth changes. You’ll find out how to select the best tools, materials, and supplies, practice basic brush strokes, and use the three best common techniques: flat wash, graded wash, and rough texture. Discover how to:
Complete with strategies for improving your painting immediately and marketing and selling your work, Watercolor Painting For Dummies, is the resource you need to make your creative dreams come true.
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Filled with FULL COLOR, easy-to-complete projects and sample paintings
The fun and easy way to create beautiful works of art with watercolors
Would you love to paint with watercolors? You can! This friendly guide gives you hands-on instruction and easy-to-follow exercises to help you master the basics. You'll see how to work with color and texture, practice composition, and make smooth changes. And you'll paint a variety of subjects, from animals and still lifes to landscapes and seascapes!
Select the right painting supplies
Mix colors and work with white
Create backgrounds and foregrounds
Transfer your drawings to watercolor
Avoid common painting mistakes
Colette Pitcher, an artist and educator, is a regular contributor to Paint Works magazine and a signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society. Colette owns the Showcase Art Center in Greeley, Colorado.
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Descripción For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110470182318
Descripción For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0470182318