Author: Grahame Booth

Publisher: Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes

ISBN: 9781782214151

Category: Streetscapes

Page: 128

View: 8010

This beginner's guide to painting watercolor street scenes contains 32 simple 30-minute exercises. Each teaches a new street-scene element or technique to gradually build up your painting skills. At the end of the book are 3 complete projects that demonstrate how to integrate the elements into vibrant, inspiring street scenes. Actual-size tracings are included for each project.
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Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215264

Category:

Page: 128

View: 9783

Learn to paint trees and woodlands in thirty half-hour lessons with master artist Geoff Kersey. Tracings are provided to transfer to the paper or canvass. No drawing necessary! This complete beginner's guide to painting trees and woodlands scenes is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. 30 quick and easy exercises that each take no more than 30 minutes to complete offer you a complete course for all the skills you need to paint trees on their own and as part of beautiful scenes. The 30-minute paintings are all worked at postcard size - ideal for a 6 x 4in watercolor pad, and tracings are included for those with limited drawing skills. Each small painting is a work of art in its own right, and can be stored in your portfolio for reference later, or framed and hung on the wall to impress your friends. The final section of the book contains three complete paintings that demonstrate how to combine all the techniques and elements of painting landscapes, as gleaned from the preceding chapters. These paintings, too, are accompanied by actual-size tracings.
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Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844485352

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 9558

Geoff Kersey shows how to paint five famous Paris scenes including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and a Montmartre Caf�, and all the outlines are provided as pull-out tracings. People who want to learn to paint without relying on their drawing skills have everything they need in this book.
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Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844486472

Category: Art

Page: 45

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Geoff Kersey shows how to paint five typically Mediterranean scenes including a beach, a farm in Tuscany and a harbour, and the outline for each project is provided as a pull-out tracing. People who want to learn to paint without relying on their drawing skills have everything they need in this book.
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Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484720

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 9337

Geoff Kersey shows how to paint five famous New York scenes including the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and Brooklyn Bridge, and all the outlines are provided as pull-out tracings. People who want to learn to paint without relying on their drawing skills have everything they need in this book.
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Author: Joe Franics Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484911

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 3801

Studying the elegance and romance of Venetian architecture has long been the inspiration of thousands of painters for hundreds of years, and the scenes in this workbook pay tribute to this longstanding tradition. With projects that include Andrea Palladio’s celebrated Renaissance church on the island of St. George replete with passing gondolas, the authoritative grandeur of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, and a true icon of Venetian 16th-century design, the Ponte di Rialto, each of the five projects captures the light, texture, and history of this birthplace of Western culture. Each scene is accompanied by tracing papers that allow beginning painters without advanced drawing skills an easy way to transfer a balanced layout to the watercolor surface.
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Author: David Woolass

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214144

Category:

Page: 128

View: 8271

Learn to paint watercolor landscapes in 30 half-hour lessons with master artist Dave Woolass. Tracings are provided to transfer to the paper or canvass. No drawing necessary! This complete beginner's guide to painting watercolor landscapes is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Broken down into 30 quick and easy paintings that take no more than 30 minutes to complete, this basic course will teach you all the skills you need to paint landscapes and their components, including trees in winter, sparkling water, hedgerows and gates, animals, human figures and buildings in the landscape. The 30-minute paintings are all worked at postcard size - ideal for a 6 x 4in watercolor pad, and tracings are included for those with limited drawing skills. Each small painting is a work of art in its own right, and can be stored in your portfolio for reference later, or framed and hung on the wall to impress your friends. The book also includes 3 larger paintings that demonstrate how you can combine the elements you have learned into vibrant, atmospheric landscapes. The book is broken down into chapters that focus, respectively, on washes, color mixing, building up the landscape and dropping in the details, while the final section of the book contains 3 complete paintings that demonstrate how to combine all the techniques and elements of painting landscapes learned, also accompanied by actual-size tracings.
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Doors and Windows

Author: Wendy Jelbert

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844483341

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 7768

Examining six architectural styles, this detailed study reveals everything aspiring artists need to know to add historic windows and doors without relying on advanced drawing skills. Entry-level and experienced painters will enjoy learning easy ways to add intricate style and period architecture to the doors and windows of their compositions. Six pull-out tracing papers add guidance to uncertain brushstrokes, and are complemented by clear instructions and step-by-step photographs.
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Author: Dani Humberstone

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484898

Category: Art

Page: 45

View: 2028

Aimed at beginning artists who lack the confidence to boldly approach abstract painting, this innovative tutorial offers a series of projects that introduce fundamental skills and basic techniques. Sure to yield satisfying results, each lesson focuses on the step-by-step process of creating a concept using colors, shapes, and brushstrokes. Emphasizing the accessibility of abstract painting, this resource includes pull-out tracing papers that establish for the artist a clear look and organization on the painting surface—making project reproduction both easy and fun.
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Author: Paul Talbot-Greaves

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007548990

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 4216

This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful watercolour landscapes in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint.
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Author: Wendy Jelbert

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484256

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 6353

Paint beautiful pictures of flowers using outlines provided as pull-out tracings. Provides clear instructions and step-by-step photographs, five easy to follow projects, six reusable tracings to pull out, & beautiful, inspiring paintings.--Cover.
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Author: Ann Mortimer

Publisher: Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes

ISBN: 9781782215196

Category: Botanical illustration

Page: 96

View: 9861

A brand-new series aimed at helping novice painters hone their skills in thirty-minute periods. Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Flowers guides the reader through crucial watercolor techniques for representing flowers, such as layering, blending, negative painting, and capturing the unique shapes and markings of flowers. The studies of these skills should only take half an hour each, so can be fit into a busy day. Each of the 34 30-minute lesson builds up skills that will later come in useful when creating three beautiful, full paintings depicting flowers in different contexts--in a landscape, in a vase, or on a trellis. However, the projects themselves also form unique, standalone paintings in a 6 x 4 sketchpad format, of which the artist can be proud as they build up their skillset in watercolor. The variety of flowers and details to paint is just as great: from poppies to pansies, seed heads to stamens. All the artist needs is basic equipment and a thirty-minute time slot in which to create a miniature masterpiece.
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Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844482658

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 2371

Step-by-step photographs and clear explanations show how to achieve the effects needed to paint the various elements of a landscape with watercolors. From the initial sketch to the finishing touches, getting started is easy with this manual that features a pull-out section of tracing papers that guide the hand and establish a balanced composition. Learn how to create impressive paintings of snowy villages, poppy fields, country woods, and more from among the featured projects that build skills, build confidence, and enable beginners to develop their own style.
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A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils

Author: Haze Soan

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849944636

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 7310

A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of painting lively crowd scenes or portraits of loved ones can be picked up faster than you think. In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about figurative painting in an accessible way. She advises on how to paint people in a variety of poses and settings, dealing with the theories of colour and light in a way that beginners will understand and more experienced painters will find invaluable. She also guides you through ways to insert people into your pre-existing painting to bring them to life; scenes like urban streets and on the beach are explored. Subjects like how to paint portraits and getting to grips with body proportion and perspective are also covered. Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.
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Author: Arnold Lowrey,Wendy Jelbert,Geoff Kersey,Barry Herniman

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844486625

Category: Art

Page: 376

View: 579

Previously published as Watercolour tips & techniques, 2007.
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A Guide to Drawing, Painting, and Storytelling in Color

Author: Felix Scheinberger

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0770435246

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 3251

A guide that shows painters, drawers, doodlers, and urban sketchers how to bring their drawings to life with colorful, bold, yet accessible painting methods. Watercolor sketching is a rapidly emerging technique that enlivens sketches done in pen or pencil with the expressive washes, glazes, and luminous hues of watercolor . This lushly illustrated resource teaches artists on the go how to sketch with watercolor, rendering subjects efficiently and without inhibitions. Readers are guided through all aspects of the medium, from fundamental techniques including wet-on-wet, glazing, and washes; materials and supplies; and little known tips and tricks for getting the most out of watercolor (for example, just sprinkling a little salt on your painting creates a texture that's impossible to achieve with a brush.) A strong focus color theory provides a solid foundation for enhancing drawings with vibrant hues.
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Working with pen, ink and mixed media

Author: Glen Scouller

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849944113

Category: Art

Page: 304

View: 8778

Glen Scouller’s paintings are full of vibrant colour and light. In Colour and Line in Watercolour – his first book – he explains how he achieves these effects. He combines traditional watercolour techniques with adding pen and ink, pastels and crayons to create paintings brimming with colour and spontaneity. Using step-by-step demonstration paintings, Scouller shows how he builds up his paintings, working first in watercolour and adding other media to create his original style. He gives advice on his methods and techniques and encourages the reader to experiment with mixed media. He believes that keeping a sketchbook is very important, especially when travelling and shares tips on how to start and use one. There are also sections on painting outdoors and in the studio. The subjects covered are boats and boatyards, landscapes, still life, animals and figures and portraits. Colour and Line in Watercolour encourages all watercolourists, whatever their level, to experiment with the medium and produce exciting and challenging work of their own by adding line in various mixed media to their watercolours.
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Author: William Newton

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215233

Category: Color in art

Page: 128

View: 9242

This book is a complete course in watercolour painting, clearly explained and illustrated by William Newton, bestselling author of Painting with Watercolour.
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Author: David Howell

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785002317

Category: Art

Page: 300

View: 9073

Watercolours are the first choice for many painters, but few master the full potential of the medium. This book encourages you to be bold and colourful. Written by an internationally respected artist and teacher, it offers practical ways of working with watercolours, and shares ideas and thoughts that can make your painting methods more exciting and adventurous. With over 180 illustrations, it is a beautiful book that will be invaluable for both new and experienced painters alike. Contents include: A guide to materials and equipment - all you really need; The importance of drawing and sketching - developing your own individual approach to the subject; Instruction on composition, shape and perspective - what makes a painting work; Advice on colour and tones - explains the complementary colour principle in practical terms, so that a picture works in harmony; A range of marine, townscape and figure paintings to demonstrate the techniques, supported with detailed captions. This beautiful and inspirational guide will be of great interest to all artists, in particular watercolourists, and also holiday painters and cruise ship passengers. Beautifully illustrated with 180 colour illustrations.
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