Watercolour (Collins You Can Paint)

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9780007231775: Watercolour (Collins You Can Paint)

Relaunched in paperback, this bestselling book is the essential guide to the basics of watercolour for the absolute beginner.

Full of easy-to-follow exercises and step-by-step demonstrations, ‘You Can Paint Watercolours’ will give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence to start painting in watercolour.

Acclaimed TV painter Alwyn Crawshaw takes the reader by the hand and starts by explaining basic watercolour techniques and how to mix colours. Then, with easy step-by-step exercises, he demonstrates how to paint the separate elements of a picture one by one, so that by the end of the book you can paint a watercolour to be proud of.

Covering a broad range of subjects, from flowers and animals to people and buildings, this is the ideal book to teach the absolute beginner to paint in the most popular medium.

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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 is the author of over 25 books on art instruction, all of which are published by HarperCollins. He has a huge following among leisure painters and has had 7 successful TV series on Channel 4. He has also made many successful videos on painting. He is Founder of the Society of Amateur Artists and President of the National Acrylic Painters Association.

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