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.

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.

Sea and Sky in Watercolour

Author: Arnold Lowrey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855329204

Category: Art

Page: 48

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The sea reflects light and it is affected by weather. Skies change constantly from one minute to the next. Arnold Lowrey explores both subjects with enthusiasm and energy, showing how wonderful effects can be achieved with a range of watercolor techniques. Practical step-by-step demonstrations illustrate how to build up a painting, and inspirational paintings shows how the techniques can be adapted to create new pictures.

Watercolor

Seascapes

Author: Frank Germain

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781560100669

Category: Art

Page: 32

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You can learn to paint the ocean in all of its moods—from serene lapping waves to mighty storm swells! Frank Germain invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to re-create a variety of intriguing seascapes in watercolor. In Seascapes, he explains a number of basic watercolor techniques as well as methods for creating special effects as he demonstrates his own method of developing a painting, step by step. You will learn how to paint essential seascape elements, such as skies, rocks, sand, and even sea birds. And additional tips that explore watercolor painting materials and color theory will help you use the watercolor medium to its fullest potential. Best of all, you will find a wealth of beautiful watercolor seascapes to both copy and admire!

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Matthew Palmer

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844488254

Category: Art

Page: 128

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This text is a comprehensive course in watercolour landscape painting by Matthew Palmer. It begins with excellent advice for the beginner, including easy drawing for painting, composition, easy perspective, light and shade, colour and more

Sea & Sky in Acrylics

Techniques & Inspiration

Author: Dave White

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782210672

Category: Acrylic painting

Page: 128

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Achieve incredible results in your seascapes with this exciting, informative book. Dave White shows how to paint stunning dramatic marine scenes with beautiful and realistic skies. Simple techniques like spattering, blending and finger painting, and expert advice on the anatomy of waves, cloud types and beach perspective will revolutionise your seascapes. Three projects show step by step how to paint a beach panorama, a spectacular sunset and waves crashing on rocks.

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.

Painting Watercolour Snow Scenes the Easy Way

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782213253

Category: ART

Page: 128

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Snow scenes are a favourite subject of painters all year round. In this inspiring and accessible guide, best-selling author and popular tutor Terry Harrison shares a wealth of tips and techniques for painting snow in watercolour. Suitable for artists of all abilities, Terry shows you how to capture the beauty of snow-covered landscapes using easy techniques. The book begins with guidance on colour mixes and brushes for achieving different effects, and moves on to step-by-step demonstrations of painting snow-laden trees, frozen streams, wintry skies, falling snow, and the warm glow of a low winter sun. He provides valuable tips on using photographs for reference, and turning a summer landscape into a snow-covered one. There's also a delightful section on how to create a traditional Christmas scene, and how to make a Christmas card. With six further stunning projects and numerous examples of Terry's beautiful artwork, this book is a truly indispensable guide for anyone wishing to paint snow scenes in watercolour.

Seascapes & Sunsets

Discover techniques for creating ocean scenes and dramatic skies in watercolor

Author: Thomas Needham

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781600582523

Category: Art

Page: 64

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This newest Watercolor Made Easy title combines the drama of beautiful sunsets with the splendor of oceanscapes, making a perfect guide for any aspiring landscape artist. Accomplished watercolorist Thomas Needham begins with basic watercolor techniques and tips specific to rendering seascapes and sunsets, such as preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, and creating realistic reflections. Then he offers step-by-step projects that guide artists from initial sketches to impressive, colorful works of art.

Basic Watercolor Techniques

Author: Greg Albert,Rachel Rubin Wolf

Publisher: Northlight

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 120

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Intended for beginners, this book offers suggestions on equipment and techniques for creating different textures, and gives tips on how to actually see what is being painted.

Sea and Sky in Oils

Author: Roy Lang

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782213055

Category: Marine painting

Page: 80

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Roy Lang shows you how to capture the power, majesty and atmosphere of the sea in oils. Learn how the sea and sky interact in nature, and how to portray their many moods.. There is ample information on oil paints and on techniques such as tonal underpainting, as well as general painting advice on colour, tone and composition. Then there is specific information on sea painting, from aspects of beaches to painting rocks to swells, foam bursts, waves, spray, mass foam, linear form patterns, submerged detail and shorelines. Roy explains how to paint cloudy, summer, stormy and evening and night skies, before examining light, reflections, mood and atmosphere. All this invaluable expertise is brought together in two highly accomplished sea and sky paintings, demonstrated step by step.

Watercolor Made Easy: 30-Minute Landscapes

Author: Paul Talbot-Greaves

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781600580796

Category: Art

Page: 64

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Discover the benefits of completing a watercolor painting in 30 minutes or less Spending hours or even days on a watercolor painting can lead to dull, muddy results. But a surefire way to keep your paintings loose and fresh is to work quickly! In this informative, 64-page book, accomplished artist Paul Talbot-Greaves proves that painting in watercolor doesn't have to be an all-day event. In fact, an impressive landscape scene can be created in just 30 minutes or less, which Paul demonstrates in 27 step-by-step lessons. To discourage readers from overworking their paintings, the author breaks down each lesson into short blocks of time, indicating how many minutes should be spent on each stage. In addition, he provides practical information on tone, color, pattern, light, and more, so readers can improve their skills and develop their "artist's eye."

Watercolor Secrets

200 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way

Author: Robin Berry

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9781606523377

Category: Art

Page: 176

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This beautifully illustrated book is an indispensable compendium of essential know-how and ten inspirational projects using watercolor. It includes over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques organized to help you build on each skill you learn. Aimed at all painter levels, Watercolor Secrets is packed with expert advice on every aspect of watercolor painting. Beginners can follow processes step-by-step, while more experienced artists can dip in and out for help with specific problems. "Try it" and "fix it" panels placed throughout the book suggest ways to practice and develop new skills and avoid or correct common painting mistakes. Learn how to: Create subtle and dramatic effects Use household materials to save money Pick the right paints, brushes, and equipment to suit your project Choose a proper subject Choose interesting color palettes Each topic, self-contained in a one- or two-page spread, is fully explained and illustrated with photographs and more detailed diagrams where helpful. Advance your artistic understanding, dexterity, and ingenuity with the over 200 secrets included to help you practice the skills you've learned.

People in Watercolour (Collins 30-Minute Painting)

Author: Trevor Waugh

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007548982

Category: Art

Page: 96

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

Terry Harrison's Complete Guide to Watercolour Landscapes

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844483204

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Step-by-step photographs of easy techniques and great demonstrations offer an exciting course for anyone wanting to learn how to paint all the elements in the landscape, from mountain views and rustic scenes to sea-lashed rocks and sun dappled woodlands. Terry Harrison, the master of simple methods, tricks and tips, illustrates the versatility of watercolour, offering fun-filled challenges with this beautiful medium. Artists of all skill levels will love this book - beginners because Terry's teaching methods bring instant success, more experienced artists because of the many different ideas and innovative techniques.

Painting Water in Watercolour

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489572

Category: Art

Page: 96

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"All watercolour landscape artists need to know how to paint water, and in this book Terry Harrison excels in demystifying the painting process. Here he shares his expert advice and no nonsense tips and techniques for producing quick, effective paintings of water. There are two- or three-step exercises for painting water in all its varied moods and situations, including ripples, reflections, puddles, streams, breaking waves, choppy water, surf, bridges, riverbeds, boats, and much more. There are then ten step-by-step demonstrations that can be produced in half an hour: a misty lake, track with puddles, ford, waterfall, lazy river, stormy sea, cliffs, fishing from a boat, sunset estuary and fishing boat."--Publisher's description.

Painting Watercolour

Landscapes the Easy Way

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484645

Category: Art

Page: 128

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ART TECHNIQUES & MATERIALS. Terry Harrison uses his wealth of experience to show how to paint watercolour landscapes the easy way. Terry's own range of brushes are purpose made to help painters create the best effects with minimum effort. This book explains what all the brushes can be used for and shows what techniques are needed for landscape painting. There is then a series of beautiful step-by-step demonstrations showing the brushes and techniques in action. Following on from Terry's hugely successful Brush With Watercolour, this book has more effects, more techniques and more beautiful paintings.

How to Paint Skies

Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214205

Category: Landscape painting

Page: 128

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Skies are an important part of landscape paintings, setting the tone of the scene as a whole and often representing the dominant feature of the composition. In this revised and updated edition of Painting Skies, and including material from Geoff's Top Tops for Watercolour Artists, Geoff Kersey imparts his knowledge and expertise to artists of all abilities, teaching them how to paint skies that give a sense of cohesion, place and atmosphere to their landscape paintings. Painting skies is also the best way to learn how watercolor behaves, and there is a large section at the start of the book that explains the techniques you need to produce a broad range of effects, including a stormy sky, a summer sky, an evening glow, a sunset and low cloud. This comprehensive guide also includes information on the materials you need, drawing and sketching, using photographs, composition, color and perspective, and throughout the book are examples of Geoff's finished artworks to provide inspiration and ideas for compositions of your own. The book finishes with six glorious, step-by-step projects to put into practice all you have learnt and give you the confidence to incorporate stunning skies into your own watercolor landscape paintings.