Painting Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489541

Category: Art

Page: 127

View: 6083


Learn all the tips, tricks and techniques you need in order to paint beautiful scenes of boats and harbours in this inspiring and practical book. Terry Harrison explains that you don't need to be an expert on all things nautical to paint great boats and harbours, you just need to learn to paint what you see using the advice and exercises in this book. There is excellent advice on using photographs, painting reflections, rigging, sails, jetties and harbour walls, as well as boatyard clutter, beaches, estuaries, figures and all the varied moods of the sea. There are then 6 beautiful step-by-step projects including a tall ship at sea, Greek boats by a sunlit jetty, a river harbour, a sparkling lake, a ship at sunset and a harbour village.

Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

Build Your Skills with Quick & Easy Painting Projects

Author: Charles Evans

Publisher: Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes

ISBN: 9781782216285

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 8921


An ideal beginner's guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour for artists who are short on time. This guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Broken down into 33 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 boats, yachts or barges on calm seas or raging waves, including how to depict reflections in water or realistic surf. The 30-minute paintings are all worked at postcard size - ideal for a 6 x 4in (A6) watercolour 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 is broken down into six chapters that focus, respectively, on portraying skies and water, texture and effects, boats themselves, boat and harbour details, waterside buildings and people and animals; through the 33 projects the reader will also be introduced to some of the techniques and tips that Charles Evans has learned along the way. The final section of the book contains three complete paintings that demonstrate how to combine all the techniques and elements of painting boats and harbours, gleaned from the preceding chapters. These paintings, too, are accompanied by actual-size tracings. There are 33 tracings in all to help you compose your own paintings of boats and harbours, and their details and environs.

David Curtis Light and Mood in Watercolour

Author: David Curtis,Robin Capon

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943230

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 3669


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

Boats & Harbours in Acrylic

Author: Charles Evans

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844489589

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 3644


Offers instructions on painting different boat scenes in acrylic, including a Greek boatyard, Swiss rowing boats, and a Mediterranean port.

Painting Expressive Watercolour

Author: Bridget Woods

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977510

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 6014


Watercolour offers great potential for expression. Its fluidity, full colour range, generous spread and variety of marks can portray a likeness, a response, a feeling - even the notions of time and speed. This book is a practical guide to watercolour painting and more. It explains the importance of colour, tone, shape, texture and scale through exercises and shared techniques, but it also encourages the artist to express sensations and ideas in watercolour - and by exploring the joy of the medium, to develop handling skills, confidence and a unique painting 'voice'. Includes: getting started; materials, fundamentals and mark-making; ideas to trigger the imagination for developing personal style; a variety of images to inspire and encourage; and help and advice throughout to practice new skills and gain confidence with a medium that has the potential magnificence of a 'full orchestra', yet can be slipped into the pocket. Lavishly illustrated with 259 colour photographs.

J. M. W. Turner

1775 - 1851 ; die Welt des Lichtes und der Farbe

Author: Michael Bockemühl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836513678


Page: 96

View: 2755


Australian Watercolour Painters, 1780-1980

Including an Alphabetical Listing of Over 1200 Painters

Author: Jean Campbell

Publisher: N.A


Category: Watercolor painting, Australian

Page: 351

View: 9702


Includes chapter on the Aranda water colourists at Hermannsburg, particularly the work of Albert Namatjira and role of Rex Battarbee.

Artists Watercolour Problems

Author: Artist Magazine

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited


Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 4041


This title, based on "The Artist" magazine's popular problem-solving column, offers advice to aspiring watercolour artists. Watercolour is the most popular painting medium of all but many leisure painters find themselves held back by frustrating pitfalls. Here, a variety of professional artists provide helpful solutions to many of the most frequently asked questions. Illustrations aim to ensure that the advice is not only practical and straightforward, but also inspiring. Numerous topics are covered, including: finding new subjects; working from sketches; mixing watercolours effectively; and portraying difficult subjects such as fabric and sunlight. A variety of popular subjects are also included, from landscapes and seascapes to still life, interiors, people, buildings and flowers.