"Watercolour Challenge"

"Watercolour Challenge" : Techniques in Practice

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This is a complete painting course which provides inspiration and the know-how to build on your knowledge of watercolour painting and master a wider range of techniques. Readers are shown how to use their existing knowledge of painting with watercolours to master a wider range of techniques and effects. This book has practical advice on how to create the most beautiful paintings of any object, landscape or texture, plus tips on painting from light to dark, painting rain, skies, shadows, flowers, birds, snowscapes - every conceivable aspect is covered. There is also an in-depth section looking at the best ways to mix colours, using not only the basic primary colours as a base but also violets, oranges, browns and greens. Readers are taken out of the art-room and into the great outdoors as they learn to paint every type of building and scenery, from drawing boats and architectural details, to using optical techniques, observing Autumnal colours and painting sheep in the snow...As futher support, the "Watercolour Challenge" experts offer guidance on such matters as composition, brushwork and preliminary sketches. The book also includes specially devised step-by-step projects that de
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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 220 x 280mm | 1,168g
  • Channel 4 Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 500 colour illustrations
  • 0752262114
  • 9780752262116

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