Learn to Paint With Watercolours

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This handbook and complete teaching course for watercolour painting techniques, for beginners to intermediates contains over 25 watercolour painting projects, commissioned from leading artists and designed to show and practise all of the watercolour techniques.

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Inexpensive, quick drying and capable of creating infinitely subtle nuances of light and shade, watercolour is the most popular of all painting media for leisure artists. This book gives you all the knowledge and skills you will need to get started in this wonderful hobby and produce artistic works you can be proud of. Aimed at the novice to intermediate-level painter, Learn To Paint With Watercolours features more than 25 practical projects that cover all the key watercolour painting techniques - including washes, masks, resists, spattering, sponging and sgraffito - to help the reader develop their skills as they progress through the book. The practical projects are based on popular painting subjects and include skies, water, trees, flowers, still lifes, buildings and people. In total there are more than 500 colour photographs and examples, both practical and inspirational, to complement the expertly written teaching notes, advice and professional tips. Each painting subject is introduced with an in-depth look at the typical issues it presents, and the most appropriate approaches and techniques are then suggested.

Each project is presented with a list of paint colours, types of brush and other materials needed to you have everything to hand. For beginners and more experienced painters alike, this well-presented and authoritative book makes watercolour accessible and easy to tackle.

About the Author:

Ian Sidaway originally trained as a graphic designer and has been working as a freelance artist since 1970. He is the author of 17 art techniques books, including The Instant Artist, which won the Artist's Choice Art Instruction Book of the Year award in 2001. Wendy Jelbert works in a wide variety of media, from watercolour and gouache to acrylics and oil. She is an accredited demonstrator for a number of international art supply manufacturers, including Caran d'Ache, Swan Stabilo and Winsor and Newton. An experienced teacher of painting at all levels, she runs regular courses from her home in Hampshire, England, and is also a regular tutor at a number of leading residential UK art centres. Her previous books include Painting Nature's Details (Batsford), How to Use Water-soluble Pencils and Pen, Line and Wash (both Search Press).

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Sidaway, Ian
Published by Southwater (2005)
ISBN 10: 1844762157 ISBN 13: 9781844762156
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