Architecture in Watercolour

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9780070580688: Architecture in Watercolour

Thomas Schaller, the foremost watercolorist in architecture in the world and winner of the prestigious Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize, has now revised and expanded his classic, award-winning Architecture in Watercolor for this paperback edition. Watercolor is enjoying a renaissance in architecture - because of its unsurpassed drama, emotion, and subtlety, and its marvelous painterly qualities. No medium excels watercolor's power to enhance competition entries and convey the qualities of unbuilt buildings. This book takes you through basic and advanced watercolor techniques, illustrated by the works of some of the medium's modern masters.

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Thomas Schaller here discusses watercolour's role as both formgiver and depictor of architecture. He also explains basic techniques and explores modern uses of watercolour to enhance competition entries and convey the qualities of unbuilt buildings.

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"The informative text, supported by the many marvelous illustrations, makes the reader aware of the careful preparation and experiential methods which are so essential to the creation of a first-rate perspective drawing. Timothy Lingard, Royal Institute of British
Architects Journal. Thomas Schaller, the foremost watercolorist in architecture in the world and winner of the prestigious Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize, has now revised and expanded his classic, award-winning Architecture in Watercolor for this paperback edition.
Watercolor is enjoying a renaissance in architecture because of its unsurpassed drama, emotion, and subtlety, and its marvelous painterly qualities. No medium excels watercolor's power to enhance competition
entries and convey the qualities of unbuilt buildings. This uncommonly beautiful book takes you through basic and advanced watercolor techniques, illustrated by the works of some of the medium's modern masters. Highlights include: new, in-depth discussion of the modern materials and techniques; comparisons of the use of such essential
tools as pastels and colored pencils, opaque inks and paints, and brushes and water; covers the fundamentals and value of color; describes the varies uses of architectural perspectives for detailing design for commercial presentations and competition submissions.

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