This title, based on "The Artist" magazine's popular problem-solving column, offers advice to aspiring watercolour artists. Watercolour is the most popular painting medium of all but many leisure painters find themselves held back by frustrating pitfalls. Here, a variety of professional artists provide helpful solutions to many of the most frequently asked questions. Illustrations aim to ensure that the advice is not only practical and straightforward, but also inspiring. Numerous topics are covered, including: finding new subjects; working from sketches; mixing watercolours effectively; and portraying difficult subjects such as fabric and sunlight. A variety of popular subjects are also included, from landscapes and seascapes to still life, interiors, people, buildings and flowers.
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Watercolor is the most popular medium of all, but many leisure painters will find themselves frustrated by its pitfalls. Here, twelve professional artists offer helpful solutions to many of the most common problems, while excellent illustrations help to ensure that the advice is not only practical but also inspiring. Numerous topics are addressed, including: finding new subjects, working from sketches, mixing watercolors effectively, and portraying difficult subjects, such as light and fabric. An invaluable source of expert instruction for all watercolor painters.About the Author:
The Artist magazine has a circulation of more than 40,000 and is one of the top magazines for amateur painters in the UK.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0007149484 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0001902
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007149484