Watercolour (Collins Need to Know?)

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9780007180325: Watercolour (Collins Need to Know?)

This one-stop practical guide will show you all the techniques and inspiration you need to get into painting. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour illustrations and expert advice throughout.

Thinking about taking up watercolours? Need to know about the best techniques? Want to know how to perfect your painting?

This book contains all the know-how, insider tips and inspiration you need.

Well-known artists Alwyn Crawshaw, June Crawshaw and Trevor Waugh take you by the hand using step-by-step exercises to teach you the basics of watercolour – from choosing the right materials to putting it all together to create paintings you can be proud of.

Subjects covered include: trees; water; landscapes; seascapes; figures; buildings; flowers.

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Have you always wanted to paint in watercolour? Now you can! Collins You Can Paint Watercolour will give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence to pick up a brush and have a go.

Alwyn Crawshaw takes the absolute beginner by the hand and starts by explaining basic watercolour techniques and how to mix colours. Then, with step-by-step exercises, he shows exactly how to paint the separate elements of a picture one by one.

You will learn how to paint simple still life subjects such as fruit, vegetables and flowers, and landscape features such as skies and trees. With stage-by-stage demonstrations to show you how to combine these features in a single painting, it won’t be long before you can produce watercolours to be proud of.

About the Author:

Alwyn Crawshaw has a huge following among amateur painters and has had 7 successful TV series on Channel 4. He is author of 20 books on painting, all published by Collins.

June Crawshaw has appeared on several of the TV series alongside her husband Alwyn. She is author of two books on watercolour painting.

Trevor Waugh is a popular painter who runs very successful workshops and painting holidays. He is author of 3 books on watercolour, published by Collins.

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Published by Collins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0007180322 ISBN 13: 9780007180325
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Collins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007180322

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