Dust jacket notes: "For beginners, students, amateurs, and professionals, here is one of the most comprehensive watercolor painting books ever published. A revised and enlarged edition of Edgar A. Whitney's popular book, Watercolor: The Hows and Whys, this definitive course in watercolor painting shows the reader how to master all the basics of watercolor technique - from traditional methods of working on dry paper to modern wet-in-wet methods. Not only does the author clearly demonstrate all the essential elements of technique, he also treats basic design principles, with which every artist in every medium must deal. Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting lucidly shows the reader how to paint landscapes, portraits, nude and clothed figures. Mr. Whitney offers sound, practical drills which enable the reader to develop and improve his skill in handling watercolor, as well as his drawing ability. the author also provides instructive, practical chapters on matting, framing, and selling paintings. In addition, reproductions of paintings by the author and by famous contemporary watercolorists - including a stunning gallery of new color plates and many new halftones - are carefully analyzed for technique and design principles. This totally revised and up-to-date version of Edgar A. Whitney's important watercolor book represents a famous painter's broad range of experience, information, and profound insight...." Hardcover, 7 7/8" x 10 1/4", 176 pages, 100 illustrations in black and white, 22 full color plates. Bibliography. Index.
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Descripción Watson Guptill, 1972. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0823008509