Learn to Paint: Light and Shade in Watercolour

Learn to Paint: Light and Shade in Watercolour

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Description

All painters want to know how to portray light successfully to create atmospheric and dramatic effects, and this book looks at a number of ways in which this can be achieved - using specific watercolour techniques, creating highlights, using colour to determine mood and atmosphere, exploring the relationship between light and tone.

This practical, easy to follow book offers beginners expert tuition in this essential aspect of painting - plus the encouragement and information you need to progress in your favourite medium and take your painting further.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 6.86mm | 326.59g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 150 Illustrations, color
  • 0007248946
  • 9780007248940
  • 358,329

Review quote

'Every page is a delight and filled with ideas, instruction and information.' Artists' Coice Book Club 'As ever, Hazel's text is easy to follow, and illustrated with a wide range of studies and paintings for inspiration. This book will help readers to see light through an artist's eye, and thereby allow them to create paintings with a greater sense of life and energy.' Leisure Painter 'An excellent little guide that packs in more than many much bigger books,' The Artist
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About Hazel Soan

Hazel Soan is a popular and successful artist who divides her time between London and Cape Town, exhibiting her work widely. She has her own gallery in Fulham, London. She is author of eight best-selling books for HarperCollins and has made several successful DVDs. She was one of the art experts in the popular Channel 4 TV series Watercolour Challenge. She is the author of the very successful Learn Warercolour Quickly.
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