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.

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.

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.

Terry's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists

Author: Terry Harrison

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844483358

Category: Art

Page: 96

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Packed with tips for buying and using materials, mixing colors, creating texture, and correcting mistakes?as well as advice on painting skies, fields, trees, water, roofs, winter scenes, and much more?this generous collection demystifies the painting process, revealing its secrets and offering explanations on how to produce perfect pictures every time. With 140 tips ranging from defining techniques to selecting a subject, the methods here are quick and clever and allow enough flexibility for each artist to adapt the advice to their own style.

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.

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.

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.

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

Joe Dowden's Complete Guide to Painting Water in Watercolour

Author: Joe Francis Dowden

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844487684

Category: Art

Page: 160

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A master painter shares expert tips and techniques for creating realistic water paintings in watercolor, explaining key principles in composition, reflection and more in seven step-by-step demonstrations that reflect different water scenes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

David Bellamy's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: David Bellamy

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844487349

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Provides more than three hundred step-by-step photographs, instructions, and finished paintings in a comprehensive introduction to watercolor that introduces basic techniques as well as next-level methods for creating composition, perspective, and texture.

Jean Haines' World of Watercolour

Author: Jean Haines

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781782210399

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Teaches watercolor painting techniques and features exercises and step-by-step projects that put learned skills to the test.

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.

The Watercolour Ideas Book

Author: Joanna Goss

Publisher: Ilex Press

ISBN: 1781576068

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Many artists first learn to paint in watercolour. But this flexible, dynamic medium has an immediacy that is perfect for experimentation. Discover textures, applications, techniques, combinations of materials, and new ways of tackling the medium you love. Rub it, dab it, scratch it, scrunch it. Cut it, glue it, sew it and seal it. And above all, learn from what other people do! This little book is full of big ideas from contemporary artists to inspire you to think differently. With a new idea on every spread of the book, you will discover fresh ways of working with watercolour to create work that is original and exciting.

Billy Showell's Botanical Painting in Watercolour

Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844484515

Category: Botanical illustration

Page: 192

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In this beautiful book, Billy Showell provides a fascinating and invaluable insight into the techniques she uses to produce her stunning botanical paintings in watercolour.