Painting Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489541

Category: Art

Page: 127

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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.

Boats & Harbours in Acrylic

Author: Charles Evans

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844489589

Category: Art

Page: 112

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

Painting Boats and Harbors

Author: Harry R. Ballinger

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137481

Category: Art

Page: 104

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Artists who love the sea will treasure this illustrated guide with advice on technique, color, and composition. Ballinger shows how to paint seaworthy vessels, calm and stormy waters, sea birds, the sky, and more. 8-page color insert.

Painting Boats and Coastal Scenery

Author: Robert Brindley

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781847971197

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Celebrating the boats and coastal scenery that have long inspired artists, this book explains many aspects of painting the coast, from creeks and tidal rivers to bustling beach scenes, boats, and harbors—all with a strong emphasis on capturing light, mood, and atmosphere. Using watercolor, oil, and pastel, it looks in detail at the painting process and encourages both novice and experienced artists alike to venture forth to capture the drama and beauty of the coast and sea. Select topics covered in the guide include step-by-step demonstrations; exploring the importance of light and how to create harmony, tone, and color; emphasizing drawing, sketching, and plein-air painting; and instruction on painting water and skies, as well as coastal scenes.

Terry Harrison's Sea and Sky in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844481989

Category: Art

Page: 48

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Step-by-step photographs and clear explanations show how to achieve the effects needed to paint the various elements of skies and seascapes. From the initial sketch to the finishing touches, the three demonstrations featured in this manual show every stage of painting a stunning composition. Learn how to create impressive paintings of crashing waves, a coastal footpath, and a sunset over the sea.

Landscapes in Acrylics

Author: Charles Evans

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484232

Category: Art

Page: 48

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Includes five step-by-step demonstrations of all landscape elements from skies and mountains to water and buildings, explaining how budding artists can get started immediately by transferring outlines from pull-out tracing papers. Original.

Painting Watercolour Sea & Sky the Easy Way

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844489503

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Describes watercolor painting techniques and discusses the use of color, light, and aerial perspective in watercolor painting of the sea and sky.

Ireland in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844483631

Category: Art

Page: 46

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Showcasing Gaelic scenes, such as a Georgian doorway in Dublin and a classic pub entryway, this collection of watercolor projects will surely appeal to lovers of iconic cityscapes and landscapes. Amateur artists and travelers alike who wish to experience or relive Irish cultural motifs will quickly benefit from basic step-by-step demonstrations and clear, guided instructions. Also, for artists who are new to painting and do not have accomplished drawing skills, this project guide offers tracing papers for each of the five Irish scenes along with tips for transferring the images to watercolor stock.

Modern Watercolor

A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting

Author: Kristin Van Leuven

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1633225623

Category: Art

Page: 128

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It’s time to get your feet wet with watercolors! This dynamic and inspirational guide will set you down a path of exploration as you learn to play with watercolors. You will learn to effectively use basic techniques and principles to create beautiful, expressive works of art. In Modern Watercolor, artists will discover how to paint in watercolor by harnessing the medium's unique transparent qualities to create stunning works of art, stationery, gifts, and more. From selecting your first watercolor paints to learning to blend colors into a unique palette, we are here to guide you as you begin your journey. By the end, your paintings will be cohesive and rich. These easy-to-follow lessons will explore using watercolor on different surfaces, how to create basic shapes using fun techniques, and how to create myriad gorgeous effects that can be achieved with different brushes and strokes. You will even learn how to add layers of dimension and texture and how to work with resist techniques to create pretty patterns and gorgeous backgrounds.

Terry's Greatest Tips for Acrylic and Watercolour Artists

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488025

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Presents a collection of tips for painting nature scenes with acrylics and watercolors, and features practical advice on such technical topics as transferring images, mixing paints, and painting on both wet and dry paints.

Draw Boats and Harbours

Author: Peter Caldwell

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713667524

Category: Boats and boating in art

Page: 48

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The step-by-step guides in this series provide readers with all the information they need to master the art of drawing. All titles in the series include information on materials and techniques, with step-by-step drawings and advice on composition and perspective.

Terry Harrison's Watercolour Secrets

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782213291

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

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Terry Harrison has been an artist since he was 16 years old, and during his life has built a formidable reputation as an artist, tutor and author. This comprehensive and accessible book brings together all he has learnt during his lifetime and provides over 170 tips, techniques and trade secrets to help you improve your watercolour painting. Drawing on material from his best-selling 'Terry's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists' (2008) and 'Painting Water in Watercolour' (2013), Terry begins with the essentials such as what materials to buy, mixing colour and basic techniques, and ends with numerous tips on painting a variety of subjects such as skies, distance, mountains, beaches and boats. Terry has an easy, accessible style that artists of all abilities will find easy to understand, making this book an invaluable resource that you will return to again and again.

Charlie's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists

Over 100 Essential Tips to Improve Your Painting

Author: Charles Evans

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484713

Category: Art

Page: 96

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Instilling confidence and know-how, this guide passes on the knowledge and expertise of a highly experienced artist. Accessible in its explanations, the handbook enables practicing painters to produce beautiful, evocative watercolor works of their own, offering tips on everything from choosing which colors and brushes to buy to painting skies, water, texture, and buildings. Featuring an array of finished paintings to spark inspiration, concise hints for improvement, and detailed, easy-to-follow demonstrations, this is an indispensable companion for watercolor enthusiasts at any skill level.

William Newton's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: William Newton

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488308

Category: Art

Page: 128

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This comprehensive guide to painting in watercolor covers all aspects of the art, including landscape, still life, and portraits. The book first introduces aspiring artists to the art of using watercolor in a beautiful, detailed, and memorable way using a variety of techniques. It also contains sections on color, tone, painting techniques, and how to choose an effective subject, arming painters with the necessary tools to work. Six detailed step-by-step projects, including a boat scene, cannon vignette, and an architectural piece, complete this reference for mastering the use of watercolor.

Painting with Impact

Author: David Curtis,Robin Capon

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943257

Category: Art

Page: 128

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David Curtis is one of the most successful and loved artists in the UK. His books are bestsellers and in his latest publication he talks about the secrets of producing paintings with impact. Although his work is not showy, they are powerful and are much-sought after. His secrets for painting with impact are the sensitive consideration of balance and contrast in tone, colour, handling qualities and compositional elements. Whether you’re working on location with a limited palette or in the studio with all the time and materials at your disposal, the author talks you through the ways to capture the essence of a subject matter and the mood or sense of the place, and always with a something that will grab the viewer. The key elements are covered: Selection - what to paint and if necessary how to simplify or dramatise those elements; Mood - creating a strong sense of mood through choice of medium, colour and painting technique; Colour - choosing the right colours to suit the intentions of the painting. The book discusses a range of inspiring locations, from marine subjects, beaches and harbours to city scenes, trees and the light of the Mediterranean.

Drawing Boats and Ships

Author: Yngve Edward Soderberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486146316

Category: Art

Page: 48

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A concise guide to drawing all that is seaworthy, from sailboats and dinghies to cruisers and whale ships. Over 100 illustrations help novices and experts alike develop the skills to create lifelike nautical compositions.

Trace & Paint Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison,Geoff Kersey,Arnold Lowrey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844485529

Category: Art

Page: 128

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"Full size outline drawings included" - Cover.

Rustic Buildings and Barns in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844483426

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Shares accessible tips for painting realistic windmills, farmhouses, and other pastoral buildings, providing step-by-step sequences for various architectural aspects from tiled roofs and flowered window frames to old-time doors and rustic porches. Original.

Mediterranean Landscapes in Watercolour

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.