Water in Watercolour

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855328450

Category: Art

Page: 48

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Water is a favourite subject of watercolour artists, but it takes some expertise to get it right. Here, Joe Francis Dowden explains in detail how he creates his extraordinary paintings of water, from the stillest pond to the most torrential waterfall. In easy to follow step-by-step demonstrations, he reveals the colors and techniques you need to produce wonderful watercolors. The beautiful paintings of the natural world reproduced here will inspire his admirers to have a go for themselves.

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.

The Artist's Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor

30 Techniques

Author: Ron Hazell

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440337253

Category: Art

Page: 144

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How to Paint Water! The secret to convincingly painting water is understanding why water appears as it does--it's all about the reflections! In this comprehensive book showcasing water in all its natural states, you'll learn how wind affects water as it goes from a dead calm to gale force winds. As you learn to use the reflections in the water to identify the perspective of the objects, you'll be able to move away from reference images and paint the water scenes you see in your imagination. With the expert instruction of renowned watercolor artist Ron Hazell, you'll find success as you paint water in every imaginable condition. From glittering lakes to calm harbor shores to foamy surf and turbulent waterfalls and rainy city streets to snow covered lawns and frozen ponds, you'll find the inspiration and techniques to guide you on a water-filled watercolor journey. 11 step-by-step demonstrations for painting puddles, streams, rivers, raging oceans, snow and more. 8 bonus demonstration videos to help you achieve realistic water paintings. More than 30 techniques for creating accurate shadow and light, reflections of objects and wave types.

Painting Water in Watercolour

Author: Christian Wharton

Publisher: Gardners Books

ISBN: 9780715327845

Category: Art

Page: 120

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This title includes all aspects of painting water in watercolour, including how to analyse and interpret what you see, the importance of preparation, advice on composition, colour and tone, and what to do when a painting goes wrong. Written in a clear and approachable style, the reader will learn how to create vibrant finished paintings with Christian's guidance and a little practice.

Painting Water

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781903975008

Category: Art

Page: 96

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Watercolour is an exciting and versatile medium. and beautiful waterscapes full of light and atmosphere can be created with loose, transparent washes, or by overlaying colours. In clear, simple-to-understand terms Joe Francis Dowden clearly illustrates all the techniques that are needed to create different types of water. Using a series of practical step-by-step demonstrations, he illustrates how to paint puddles, shallow water, rippling rivers, white water, a seascape and more. Each stage is clearly explained, with helpful tips and a wealth of information on composition, perspective, capturing tone, colour, texture and detail. Before you realise it you will be painting your own beautiful paintings - with this fresh, innovative book.

Venice in Watercolour

Author: Joe Franics Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844484911

Category: Art

Page: 48

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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.

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.

The Big Book of Painting Nature in Watercolor

Author: Ferdinand Petrie

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 9780823004997

Category: Art

Page: 399

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More than 130 self-contained lessons provide a comprehensive introduction to watercolor landscape painting, featuring demonstrations that cover a range of tools and techniques

The Complete Guide To Painting Water

Author: Bert N Petri

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781581809688

Category: Art

Page: 144

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From Puddles to Oceans ... every painter's guide to capturing the magic of water! Years of studying, painting and sailing on water have given Bert Petri an intimate understanding of this celebrated subject. In this book, he shares everything you need to know to paint enchanting yet realistic water scenes - from tranquil reflections to tumultuous white water, from a single dewdrop to the high drama of the open sea. 24 step-by-step demonstrations cover a wide variety of seasons and settings, including ponds, puddles, streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, waterfalls, even fountains and water in still life. Includes instruction on how to paint elements common to waterscapes, such as rocks, shorelines, bridges and boats. Features instruction and inspiring artwork in oils, acrylics and watercolor. This book teaches techniques for painting based on the nature of water itself (how it reflects and refracts light, how it moves, how waves are born and more), making it a comprehensive and valuable reference for artists working in any style or medium.

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

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!

How to Paint Water in Watercolour

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214199

Category: Water in art

Page: 128

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Joe Dowden's best-selling Watercolour Tips & Techniques: Painting Water relaunched, expanded and improved. A renowned expert at painting water, Joe uses the natural translucence of watercolor to capture its beauty. Teaching readers to paint what they see, he shares his simple but painstaking techniques so that they can achieve the same extraordinary, realistic and dramatic results. Learn the essential tips to making water look wet, and from there you can paint flat, still water, puddles, rippled water, a sparkling sea, shallow water and a deep, calm river. Beginners will learn the essentials of watercolor painting from Joe's tuition, and even seasoned painters have plenty to learn from his expertise at painting water, which is vital to so many landscapes.

Everyday Watercolor

Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days

Author: Jenna Rainey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0399579729

Category: ART

Page: 224

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A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.

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.

Watercolour Tips (Collins Gem)

Author: Ian King

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007551231

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Packed full of tips for the aspiring watercolourist, its handy format makes it ideal for quick reference either in the studio or out in the field.

Matthew Palmer's Step-By-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: Matthew Palmer

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215103

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Take a masterclass with artist Matthew Palmer in this comprehensive guide to watercolour painting. This comprehensive step-by-step guide to producing landscapes and seascapes in watercolor is a natural progression in learning from Matthew Palmer's previous title Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner (9781844488254). It explores in more detail the key techniques used in watercolor painting, including the application of resists; color mixing; applying natural-looking foliage to trees and woodlands; use of dry-brush technique in depicting intricate detail, and using scratch-out techniques to add sparkle and movement to water. A six-step exercise helps demonstrate the stages of creating a landscape scene of snowy hills and dales - including laying the initial wash, lifting out highlights on the hills, and applying shadow. The book also features six full step-by-step projects to help readers develop their watercolor painting skills, featuring a waterfall scene, a poppy field with country cottage, a Mediterranean seascape, and New York in autumn-time; each accompanied with a full-size outline. Matthew Palmer's Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting is the perfect companion for artists who have covered the rudiments of the medium but are keen to improve their skills, develop their own style, and progress further on their journey to painting success. This book features a link to a 'live' video demonstration by Matthew Palmer himself, hosted exclusively by the SAA.

Water Paper Paint

Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media

Author: Heather Smith Jones

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610594835

Category: Art

Page: 156

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This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field book of inspiration, creative ideas, how to's, and projects, all from an artist's perspective. Each creative exercise features a technique, shows step-by-step photographs, and includes a clever idea for a gift or project that can be made from the painted samples.

Watercolour Landscapes

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844482658

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 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.

Watercolour Techniques

Author: Jane Leycester Paige

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781845430818

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

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Watercolour painting is an art that, for all its fluid and spontaneous appearance, requires a carefully considered approach in its application. This book shows how to organise your composition, analyse the tonal values of your subject, and create fresh and sparkling watercolour paintings.