Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Watercolor
In this book you will find information about the tools and materials of watercolor; about color mixing and color theory; and about watercolor painting techniques. From 15 popular watercolorists you’ll learn the most effective ways to lay in a simple wash, work wet-in-wet, and create luminous glazes. You’ll also find in-depth coverage of how to achieve a wide range of textures by exploiting techniques like drybrush, spattering and masking. If you’re looking for fresh ways to work with watercolor, try some of the unconventional approaches included, such as painting with sand, collaging, and monoprinting. Let the experts show you how to work effectively with value, form, light, and shadow; how to achieve good design and composition; and how to master the basics of perspective. This book has something for everyone, from the greenest novice to the more experienced painter. It’s filled with detailed step-by-step demonstrations, many based on working from photographs and sketches, many others focusing on painting on location and from live models. 399 color pgs.
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