ADVENTUROUS WATERCOLOURS

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Expressive Painting In Mixed Media

Author : Soraya French
ISBN : 9781847977991
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Painting in mixed media combines all the excitement and potential of different materials and techniques, while giving the artist the opportunity to express themselves without any of the limitations of each separate medium. Whether you love the vibrancy of pastels, the versatility of acrylics or the dynamism of collage, this book shows you how to combine them to make a unique piece of art. Alongside Soraya's beautiful paintings, it encourages the artist to express themselves, to experiment with their own creative ideas and to enjoy the magical potential of painting in mixed media. Materials include gels, pastes and paper collage, as well as paints. Step-by-step demonstrations explain how to build paintings layer by layer and projects put theories into practice. Advice throughout leads you through techniques and warns against common mistakes, with ideas to suggest ways to create your own personal visual voice. Fully illustrated with 366 beautiful paintings by the author.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Artist

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ISBN : UCSD:31822015813223
Genre : Art
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Irish Watercolours And Drawings

Author : Anne Crookshank
ISBN : UOM:39015034276355
Genre : Art
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"Irish Watercolors and Drawings offers a unique chronicle of Irish history. The exquisite watercolors, drawings, and pastels reproduced here capture a broad range of Irish experience, extending beyond picturesque landscapes and pretty colleens to Irish emigrants arriving in America, polar expeditions, Maori encampments, army barracks, horse races, taverns, grand country houses, and the interiors of Irish cabins." "Key Irish artists such as George Barret, Francis Danby, Frederick William Burton, and Jack Yeats, along with many less well known figures, are seen in historical and social contexts. Irish painters abroad - in North America, Australia, New Zealand, India, and elsewhere - are treated in a special section. Artists who visited and were inspired by Ireland are also represented." "The comprehensive text accompanies more than 400 illustrations, among them many unfamiliar works from museums and private collections around the world."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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The Studio

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ISBN : UOM:39015017521058
Genre : Art
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Jean Haines Atmospheric Watercolours

Author : Jean Haines
ISBN : 9781781263167
Genre : Art
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Jean Haines' enthusiasm for watercolours burst through every page of this inspirational book that will guide you, step by step, to creating beautiful and unique paintings of your own, whatever your ability. Accomplished artist Jean Haines shares her passion for watercolours in this wonderfully practical book. Known for her exciting techniques and love of colour, Jean takes you on an inspirational painting journey on which you'll encounter, amongst other things, magical watercolour flow, glorious washes, sunbursts, and a magnificent 'hotting it up' finale. With her simple exercises, clear advice and easy-to-follow projects, Jean pushes the boundaries and will alter the way you think about watercolours and painting for ever. With a selection of popular subjects, including animals, landscapes, buildings, flowers and people, there is something for everyone here, whatever their artistic ability.
Category: Art

Augustus Earle

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ISBN : 9780859676311
Genre : Art
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Augustus Earle (1793–1838) was born to travel and to paint. Living in the era before photography, Earle was one of the world’s most irrepressible travel artists. His paintings are valuable both as works of art and as documentary records of historic and ethnographic significance. This publication gives an overview of some of Earle’s most significant works held by the National Library of Australia.
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Dynamic Watercolours

Author : Jane Betteridge
ISBN : 1782215573
Genre : Art
File Size : 77.66 MB
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Push your watercolor painting to new heights with this exciting and inspirational book that will give you innovative additional routes to vibrancy, texture and dynamism in your art. Brimming over with exciting innovative techniques, this book pushes watercolour to new heights, introducing vibrancy, texture and dynamism to this subtle medium. Including techniques and examples of gilding, relief, texture medium, crackle paste, using gauze and many more, plus a fascinating insight into generating ideas and turning inspiration into finished artwork, this is an absorbing guide to innovating and revitalising your watercolours. Jane Betteridge's follow-up to the successful Watercolours Unleashed, this is a perfect companion title that complements without overlapping its predecessor.
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Watercolours Unleashed

Author : Jane Betteridge
ISBN : 1782210350
Genre : Art
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Creativity and imaginative use of the popular watercolour medium suffuses every part of Jane Betteridge's work. In this, her first book, she shares her painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use watercolour paints in unusual and surprising ways to create works bursting with vibrancy and beauty.
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A Hiker S Guide To Art Of The Canadian Rockies

Author : Lisa Christensen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020343922
Genre : Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)
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"A Hiker's Guide to Art of the Canadian Rockies" is an invitation to look at art in a new way. Hiker and art historian Lisa Christensen takes the art off the gallery wall and presents it in the context of the magnificent locations that inspired its creation.With trail descriptions and history, interwoven with journal accounts of the artists' adventures, you can discover, or re-discover, the Canadian Rockies through their eyes. From Mount Robson to Mount Assiniboine, follow the footsteps of artists such as Walter J. Phillips, Carl Runggius, Illingworth Kerr, Lawren Harris, and Catharine Robb Whyte, who hiked, were inspired by, and painted the magnificent peaks, hidden gem-coloured lakes, and tranquil alpine meadows of some of the world's most magnificent scenery. Short-listed for the Grant MacEwan Literary Award
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