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Light And Movement In Watercolour

Author : Jake Winkle
ISBN : 1849940274
Genre : Art
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Jake Winkle's loose, fresh and spontaneous style of painting is very popular. His paintings are full of light and movement and a key feature of his technique is that he doesn't work in the traditional way of light to dark but by placing the darks first. In Light and Movement in Watercolour, his first book, he demonstrates how to paint watercolours in a loose, direct way by step-by-step demonstrations and practical projects. Watercolours are often spoiled by a desire to be entirely truthful to the subject matter, which can lead to a painting that is overworked and tight. Jake's loose approach avoids those problems. He looks at subject simplification and shows how to focus on shapes rather than objects and, by painting what you see and not what you know, demonstrates how to capture the essence of the scene with freshness and clarity. The main topics in this book are: Understanding Watercolour; Building Confidence; What to Paint; Shapes, Tones and Colours; Dark to Light and Freshness and Clarity. Jake considers each topic in detail and shows the reader how to create paintings that glow with life, interest and spontaneity.
Category: Art

David Curtis Light And Mood In Watercolour

Author : David Curtis
ISBN : 9781849943239
Genre : Art
File Size : 51.5 MB
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Leading watercolourist reveals the secrets behind his atmospheric, light-filled paintings. Watercolour is ideal for capturing the transient effects of light and, with compact and lightweight materials, is the perfect medium for plein-air painting. Leading watercolour painter David Curtis is a strong advocate of working on site, observing and capturing changing conditions and effects. In this beautifully illustrated book, he explains in detail his two main methods for working on location - for quick, loose studies and for more controlled and detailed paintings. He also shows how to collect reference material on the spot and develop this into resolved paintings back at the studio. He provides helpful instruction on interpreting light effects, with strong guidance on choosing materials, exploring techniques, composition, tone and colour and associated topics. This invaluable advice is complemented by a wealth of sketches, finished works and step-by-step demonstration paintings to illustrate different points and inspire further ideas. Reference Light and Mood in Watercolour hardback (9780713489552) Leading watercolourist reveals the secrets behind his light-filled paintings How to work en plein air to capture the transient effects of light How to collect reference material on location but paint in the studio Bestselling title new in paperback
Category: Art

The Artist S Essential Guide To Watercolour

Author : Gerald Green
ISBN : 0715326341
Genre : Watercolor painting
File Size : 66.87 MB
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This practical book is for anyone who has learnt the basics of watercolouring and wants to develop their own style. It encourages artists to re-examine their approach using the direct method of painting. The author explores all kinds of subject matter, and topics such as movement, light and focus.
Category: Watercolor painting

Watercolour Workshop Ii

Author : Glynis Barnes-Mellish
ISBN : 9781405334600
Genre : Art
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Everything you need to know to improve your watercolour skills in 12 easy steps Watercolour Workshop II is for artists who want to improve their skills. Starting with materials and techniques, warm-up exercises encourage you to build your expertise and confidence. Easy-to-follow step-by-step projects designed to train your eye and develop your skills show you what to do, and demonstrate key techniques used to create light, mood, perspective and balance. Clear explanations of the principles of watercolours encourage you to tackle subjects ranging from simple studies to city scapes and portraits, while “building the image” illustrations provide at-a-glance overviews of the projects. Galleries of contemporary artwork demonstrate how successful artists approach different topics from depicting a fairground at night to a still life of food with tips helping you to develop your personal style. A fresh approach to practical art helping you achieve the best results.
Category: Art

Botanical Painting With Watercolour

Author : Daphne Hicks
ISBN : 9781847978011
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 34.6 MB
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The characteristics of watercolour naturally complement botanical art and this beautiful book shows you how to make the most of this versatile medium. It starts by guiding you through the complexities of painting flowers, with advice on materials and colour mixing, using colour to achieve translucency and clarity, building confidence with step-by-step examples and the importance of observation and botanical accuracy. It then creates detailed and beautiful compositions for the more experienced botanical artist. This new book has ideas and tips on composition and how to include animal life and is structured by season to include a range of flowers and plants. Beautifully illustrated with 186 colour illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

British Watercolours 1750 To 1850

Author : Andrew Wilton
ISBN : UOM:39015016575519
Genre : Aquarelle britannique
File Size : 29.4 MB
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William Blake, John Constable, and Joseph Mallord William Turner are among the ten British watercolorists whose works are analyzed and reproduced in color and black and white
Category: Aquarelle britannique

Eye On Nature Ii

Author : Guy Stair Sainty
ISBN : UOM:39015055924941
Genre : Landscape painting, French
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Category: Landscape painting, French

Scottish Watercolours 1740 1940

Author : Julian Halsby
ISBN : UCSC:32106005630345
Genre : Aquarelle - Écosse - 18e siècle
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Category: Aquarelle - Écosse - 18e siècle

The Spooner Collection Of British Watercolours At The Courtauld Institute Gallery

Author : Michael Broughton
ISBN : 187078796X
Genre : Art
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This catalogue accompanies the first major exhibition of the distinguished collection of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British watercolours assembled by William and Mercie Spooner. Bequeathed to the Courtauld Institute in 1967, the collection includes outstanding works by John Constable, John Sell Cotman, Alexander and John Robert Cozens, Thomas Gainsborough, Thomas Girtin, Samuel Palmer, Thomas Rowlandson, Paul Sandby, Francis Towne, J. M. W. Turner and Peter De Wint, as well as numerous watercolours by lesser-known artists. Essays on William Spooner, the connoisseurship of watercolours and their production and literary associations serve to introduce this fully-illustrated catalogue.
Category: Art