Water in Watercolour

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855328450

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 5439

Water is a favourite subject of watercolour artists, but it takes some expertise to get it right. Here, Joe Francis Dowden explains in detail how he creates his extraordinary paintings of water, from the stillest pond to the most torrential waterfall. In easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations, he reveals the colors and techniques you need to produce wonderful watercolors. The beautiful paintings of the natural world reproduced here will inspire his admirers to have a go for themselves.

Sea and Sky in Watercolour

Author: Arnold Lowrey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855329204

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 4095

The sea reflects light and it is affected by weather. Skies change constantly from one minute to the next. Arnold Lowrey explores both subjects with enthusiasm and energy, showing how wonderful effects can be achieved with a range of watercolor techniques. Practical step-by-step demonstrations illustrate how to build up a painting, and inspirational paintings shows how the techniques can be adapted to create new pictures.

Simplified Watercolor Landscapes

Author: Kooler Design Studio

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 160140834X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 56

View: 8632

Join master watercolorist Tom Jones in an exciting landscape painting adventure as he shares his passion for art and love of nature with painters of all skill levels. Learn how easy it is to replicate his vivid landscapes of tropical, desert, seaside, and mountain scenes. His clear step-by-step approach accompanied by value sketches, color worksheets, and line drawings will provide you with the know-how to create landscapes with texture and depth. 12 designs: British Columbia, Buffalo at Yellowstone, Abandoned Boathouse, Florida Lighthouse, Grand Canyon, Long Hike Up, Mountain Lake, Pumpkin Field, Savannah Marsh, Tropical Sunset, Wading Egrets, and Winter in the Smokies. Simplified Watercolor Landscapes (Leisure Arts #22659)

The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor

30 Techniques

Author: Ron Hazell

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440337253

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 1289

How to Paint Water! The secret to convincingly painting water is understanding why water appears as it does--it's all about the reflections! In this comprehensive book showcasing water in all its natural states, you'll learn how wind affects water as it goes from a dead calm to gale force winds. As you learn to use the reflections in the water to identify the perspective of the objects, you'll be able to move away from reference images and paint the water scenes you see in your imagination. With the expert instruction of renowned watercolor artist Ron Hazell, you'll find success as you paint water in every imaginable condition. From glittering lakes to calm harbor shores to foamy surf and turbulent waterfalls and rainy city streets to snow covered lawns and frozen ponds, you'll find the inspiration and techniques to guide you on a water-filled watercolor journey. 11 step-by-step demonstrations for painting puddles, streams, rivers, raging oceans, snow and more. 8 bonus demonstration videos to help you achieve realistic water paintings. More than 30 techniques for creating accurate shadow and light, reflections of objects and wave types.

Painting Water

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781903975008

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 8925

Watercolour is an exciting and versatile medium. and beautiful waterscapes full of light and atmosphere can be created with loose, transparent washes, or by overlaying colours. In clear, simple-to-understand terms Joe Francis Dowden clearly illustrates all the techniques that are needed to create different types of water. Using a series of practical step-by-step demonstrations, he illustrates how to paint puddles, shallow water, rippling rivers, white water, a seascape and more. Each stage is clearly explained, with helpful tips and a wealth of information on composition, perspective, capturing tone, colour, texture and detail. Before you realise it you will be painting your own beautiful paintings - with this fresh, innovative book.

Light Up Your Watercolors Layer by Layer

Transparent Glazing Techniques for Luminous Paintings

Author: Linda Stevens Moyer

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440328855

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 1136

Provides techniques, demonstrations, and tips for creating transparent watercolors, discussing topics including color theory, texture, materials, and space.

Painting with Watercolours

Author: William Newton

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488841

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 2035

Techniques, equipment, forms.



Author: Frank Germain

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781560100669

Category: Art

Page: 32

View: 2455

You can learn to paint the ocean in all of its moods—from serene lapping waves to mighty storm swells! Frank Germain invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to re-create a variety of intriguing seascapes in watercolor. In Seascapes, he explains a number of basic watercolor techniques as well as methods for creating special effects as he demonstrates his own method of developing a painting, step by step. You will learn how to paint essential seascape elements, such as skies, rocks, sand, and even sea birds. And additional tips that explore watercolor painting materials and color theory will help you use the watercolor medium to its fullest potential. Best of all, you will find a wealth of beautiful watercolor seascapes to both copy and admire!

Handbook of Watercolour Landscapes Tips & Techniques

Author: Richard Bolton,Geoff Kersey,Joe Francis Dowden,Janet Whittle

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489619

Category: Art

Page: 376

View: 3432

"Learn how to paint beautiful pictures with this compact new edition ... authors reveal their secrets and show ho to capture skies, water, flowers and more, to help makel your landscapes convincing. 22 detailed step-by-step demonstrations ; expert advice on all the techniques needed, from initial washes to final details ; top tips for producing beautiful paintings"--Back cover.

Painting Water in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489572

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 8989

"All watercolour landscape artists need to know how to paint water, and in this book Terry Harrison excels in demystifying the painting process. Here he shares his expert advice and no nonsense tips and techniques for producing quick, effective paintings of water. There are two- or three-step exercises for painting water in all its varied moods and situations, including ripples, reflections, puddles, streams, breaking waves, choppy water, surf, bridges, riverbeds, boats, and much more. There are then ten step-by-step demonstrations that can be produced in half an hour: a misty lake, track with puddles, ford, waterfall, lazy river, stormy sea, cliffs, fishing from a boat, sunset estuary and fishing boat."--Publisher's description.

Flowers in Watercolour

Author: Wendy Tait

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488889

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 7410

Matching quality instruction with convenience, the Art Handbooks series presents the respected lessons by talented art professionals in a small and transportable format. These tutorials teach techniques for a wide spectrum of artistic endeavors, from pencil drawing to oil painting, through step-by-step instructions and ample imagery of what to expect from each stage and completed process. They also provide invaluable information about the materials as well as additional tips for becoming confident with each medium. Wendy Tait shares her passion for watercolor flowers by instructing artists on how to capture the beauty and delicacy of a wide selection of flowers. This painting guide uses a series of demonstrations to illustrate her techniques—from initial transparent misty background washes to adding final tiny details. It gives clear information on what materials are needed, how to choose colors, composition, painting terms, lost and found edges, and aerial perspective. Skills are built up through seven beautiful step-by-step demonstrations including primroses, pansies, heather, anemones, cyclamen, roses, and a mixed bunch of flowers.

How to Make a Watercolor Paint Itself

Experimental Techniques for Achieving Realistic Effects

Author: Nita Engle

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 9780823057085

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 9690

Offers exercises that demonstrate different and unusual ways of manipulating watercolors to achieve unique effects, and includes step-by-step projects that combine spontaneity and control to present realistic landscape paintings

Incredible Light & Texture in Watercolor

Author: James Toogood

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781581804393

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7079

An award-winning artist discusses the finer points of light and texture in watercolor painting, covering the differences between natural and artificial light, basic color theory, pigment, composition, and much more, using step-by-step instructions to deliver many of his lessons.

Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor

Author: Mary Whyte

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0823026787

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 3382

Using clear and concise language and in-depth, step-by-step demonstrations, author and renowned artist Mary Whyte guides beginning and intermediate watercolorists through the entire painting process, from selecting materials to fundamental techniques to working with models. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Whyte helps new artists learn to capture not just the model's physical likeness, but their unique personality and spirit. Richly illustrated, the book features Mary Whyte's vibrant empathetic watercolors and works by such masters of watercolor as Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

Mixing Colors


Author: Parramón Ediciones. Editorial Team,Barron's Educational Series, Inc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780764152276

Category: Color in art

Page: 95

View: 5227

Barron's Art Handbooks are pocket-size reference volumes for students, artists, and art hobbyists that cover virtually all aspects of the graphic arts. Books are color-coded according to category. Purple Series books explain art media and techniques. Red Series books describe art according to genre. Green Series books examine art tools, instruct on their uses, and show how to apply art theory in practical examples. Yellow Series books cover art history and examine the characteristics of various eras. All volumes are filled with full-color illustrations. Green Series: An informative, time-saving reference shows how to mix colors in pastels, crayons, colored pencils, and other dry media.

Watercolour Tips (Collins Gem)

Author: Ian King

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007551231

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 8130

Packed full of tips for the aspiring watercolourist, its handy format makes it ideal for quick reference either in the studio or out in the field.

Painting Glowing Colors in Watercolor

Author: Penny Soto

Publisher: Northlight

ISBN: 9781581802153

Category: Art

Page: 143

View: 7692

Provides instructions for painting landscapes, portraits, and still lifes in watercolor.

Watercolor Handbook

Author: Foster, Viv

Publisher: Laurel Glen

ISBN: 9781592231768

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 2609

With a sharp focus on technique, color, and composition, Watercolor Handbook offers logical solutions, hints, and ideas for the amateur watercolor artist. From mixing paints to stretching paper, here are comprehensive instructions on improving artistry and technique in the popular medium of watercolor. Learn how to control the transparent fluidity of watercolor to create paintings that subtly capture the beauty of nature and light. 500 illustrations and photographs are featured in this comprehensive guide.

Seascapes & Sunsets

Discover techniques for creating ocean scenes and dramatic skies in watercolor

Author: Thomas Needham

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781600582523

Category: Art

Page: 64

View: 2628

This newest Watercolor Made Easy title combines the drama of beautiful sunsets with the splendor of oceanscapes, making a perfect guide for any aspiring landscape artist. Accomplished watercolorist Thomas Needham begins with basic watercolor techniques and tips specific to rendering seascapes and sunsets, such as preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, and creating realistic reflections. Then he offers step-by-step projects that guide artists from initial sketches to impressive, colorful works of art.