Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Mark Willenbrink

Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1600615082

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Become a confident and creative watercolor artist, even if this is the very first time you have picked up a paintbrush! Fully illustrated introduction to the basic materials and equipment, from paints, paper and brushes to setting up a studio and painting outdoors, ensures you are ready to begin Easy-to-follow instruction teaches the basics of structure, tone, color and composition to create a solid foundation for successful watercolor painting Comprehensive lessons in the essential techniques include handling brushes, mixing watercolor paint, applying washes, creating texture and more Step-by-step demonstrations gradually build up the techniques, from structural drawing and using a limited palette, to developing a composition, using a color scheme and painting flowers, landscapes and still lifes Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink provide indispensable hints, tips and guidance throughout, and their background in watercolor painting, teaching and writing ensures you feel encouraged and inspired throughout

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

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Alwyn Crawshaw,Sharon Finmark,Trevor Waugh

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007236060

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Demonstrates basic techniques for working with watercolors and provides more than seventy step-by-step demonstrations for painting landscapes, animals, and people in a variety of poses and settings.

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

A Clear and Easy Guide to Successful Painting

Author: Mark Willenbrink

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780715313961

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

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This watercolour painting course takes the beginner from the absolute basics through to a series of carefully graded projects. The book is divided into four sections, starting with an introduction to the materials and how to set up a studio and gives useful advice for painting outdoors. The last section contains a series of painting demonstrations which develop in complexity while gradually introducing new techniques and ideas.

Watercolor 101

Techniques for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Jeanette Robertson

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781402723520

Category: Art

Page: 106

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A practical and entertaining introduction to the art of watercolor for aspiring painters offers expert advice on how to select painting supplies and equipment, the diverse brush strokes and techniques, perspective and color values, and how to paint still lifes, landscapes, and other subject matter.

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Drawing

Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781581807899

Category: Art

Page: 128

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This inspiring book makes drawing in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink (Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner) cover it all—from choosing materials and the correct way to hold your pencil, to expert advice on the tricky stuff, like getting proportions and perspective right, drawing reflections, and designing strong compositions. (It's not as scary as it sounds…not with Mark and Mary as your guide!) At the heart of this book, a series of fun, hands-on exercises help you practice and perfect your strokes—24 mini-demos lead up to 9 full step-by-step demos. Each exercise builds on the previous one as you develop your skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way. The lessons you learn by drawing simple subjects such as coffee mugs, clouds and trees will help you take on progressively more challenging matter like animals, still lifes, landscapes and portraits…the kinds of subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. This book is just the ticket for budding artists of any age. It's never too early and never too late to discover the pure joy of drawing!

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Alwyn Crawshaw,Sharon Finmark,Trevor Waugh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780007184569

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 224

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If you ever wanted to learn to paint, but were too nervous to have a go, this is the book for you. Full of clear, simple advice and practical tips, 'Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner' teaches even the least confident of beginners the skills and techniques needed to start painting.

Learn Watercolour Quickly

Techniques and painting secrets for the absolute beginner

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849941971

Category: Art

Page: 300

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Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time - in just one afternoon you can start painting. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us, and these techniques can be picked up faster than you think. Hazel Soan's concise book, filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by- step exercises, is written in an accessible way for those completely new to painting. Chapters include: Getting Started (the materials you will need and those you can ignore in the art shop); Choice of Colours; Mixing Colours; What's the Subject?; What Surfaces to Paint on; Basic Painting Techniques; Brushstrokes and Composition (with details on how to design paintings with horizon, focus and balance, a hint of perspective and the light and shade of a subject). Packed with illustrations for guidance, this is the most comprehensive guide to learning watercolour very quickly.

Learn to Paint Horses and Dogs In Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Author: John Davidson

Publisher: JD-Biz Corp Publishing

ISBN: 1310357498

Category: Art

Page: 65

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Learn to Paint Horses and Dogs In Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: Materials Color Terms Primary Colors Secondary Colors Tertiary Colors Hue Values Saturation or Chroma Application and Techniques How to Use Your Brush How to Mix your Watercolor How to Make a Color Wheel How to Create Color Value Chart How to Create a Wash Rendering the Sphere Drawing the Outline Exercises The Mini Horse The Bulldog The Running Horse The Shih Tzu The Race Author Bio Bonus Content From Pencil Drawing for the Beginner – Animals Grid System Rendering the Cute Puppy Bonus Content From Pencil Drawing for the Beginner – Landscapes The Lone Tree in Pencil Read our other books on Amazon.com Introduction: Painting Horses and Dogs has never been easy, if you know where to begin and finish especially if it is done in Watercolor, This eBook will teach you the basic and the right approach to where to start by following the step-by-step exercises. What make the Horse so special is the form and contour of its shape, which signify gracefulness and speed, Let me also mention that 2014 is a year of the horse, according to Chinese calendar, and Horse is a friend of a Dog, so I also include it in our exercises, also as they are consider as “Man’s Best friend”. As you Read this eBook you will learn, more about colors and how to mix them for application, you will be making the Color Wheel which can help you distinguish the differences of one color to another, also you will learn how to use your brush and techniques when working with the exercises, and learn how to transfer your drawing the non-destructive way to maintain your work clean. By this I’m sure you will be painting Horses and Dogs very well after you learn all the exercises from this eBook, so as I always say give your 100% dedication, perseverance and patience. And you will reap all the benefits especially acquiring this new skill.

Oil Painting For The Absolute Beginner

A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Oil Painting

Author: Mark Willenbrink

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781600617843

Category: Art

Page: 128

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The quick-start guide to great results! Oil painting doesn't have to be rocket science, although some books on the subject make it seem that way. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction, Oil Painting for the Absolute Beginner is a no-fear, no-experience-required guide to enjoyable painting and happy results. Focusing on the needs of the first-time painter, this book covers everything from selecting brushes and setting up your palette to key principles of color and composition, presented in a way that moves you confidently from first strokes to finished paintings. Mini demonstrations break down fundamental painting techniques in a clear, common sense way 12 step-by-step painting projects progress from simple landscapes, still life and flower paintings to more challenging subjects, such as animals, seascapes and portraits The bonus DVD-workshop features the author creating two paintings from start to finish You'll learn tricks for keeping the greens in your landscapes looking fresh, advantages to working with water-soluble oil paints, simple tips for dynamic compositions and other expert advice to make your introduction to oil painting the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Learn How to Paint Portraits of Children In Watercolor For the Absolute Beginner

Author: John Davidson

Publisher: JD-Biz Corp Publishing

ISBN: 1311399801

Category: Art

Page: 65

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Learn How to Paint Portraits of Children In Watercolor For the Absolute Beginner TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: Materials Color Terms Primary Colors Secondary Colors Tertiary Colors Hue Values Saturation or Chroma Application and Techniques How to Use Your Brush How to Mix Your Watercolor How to Make a Color Wheel How to Create Color Value Chart How to Create a Wash Rendering the Sphere Drawing the Outline Exercises The Cute Little Baby Boy The Little Girl in Red The Lovely Couple The Old Man Author Bio Bonus Content - Drawing a Puppy Bonus Content - Drawing Landscapes Introduction: Learning to Paint Watercolor is easy, and painting portraits using this medium is easier, if you know how and this book is all about it. So first of all I congratulate you for purchasing this eBook. What will you get from this eBook? Let me count the ways: First you will learn how to use your painting brush as if I’m watching you doing your brush strokes, just follow the pictures step-by-step. Next you will be learning to how to mix colors and some fundamentals about the natures of it, and then you will learn Techniques and Tips that will make you confident when painting. Lastly, if you finish all the exercises here, I’m very sure you can paint any portraits that you want to paint it can be your family or relatives, friends, neighbors, and even your love ones. Just give your dedication 100% and time, and you will reap all the benefits. Also don’t forget to take a rest after you finish one exercise, take time to see and correct your work if there is any and have fun it’s a must. Step by Step instructions to go from photo to finished Portrait.

Learn How to Paint Portraits of People In Watercolor For the Absolute Beginners

Author: John Davidson

Publisher: JD-Biz Corp Publishing

ISBN: 1310073368

Category: Art

Page: 65

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Learn How to Paint Portraits of People In Watercolor For the Absolute Beginners TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: Materials Color Terms Primary Colors Secondary Colors Tertiary Colors Hue Values Saturation or Chroma Application and Techniques How to Use Your Brush How to Mix Your Watercolor How to Make a Color Wheel How to Create Color Value Chart How to Create a Wash Rendering the Sphere Drawing the Outline Exercises The Cute Little Baby Boy The Little Girl in Red The Lovely Couple The Old Man Author Bio Bonus Content - Drawing a Puppy Bonus Content - Drawing Landscapes Introduction: Learning to Paint Watercolor is easy, and painting portraits using this medium is easier, if you know how and this book is all about it. So first of all I congratulate you for purchasing this eBook. What will you get from this eBook? Let me count the ways: First you will learn how to use your painting brush as if I’m watching you doing your brush strokes, just follow the pictures step-by-step. Next you will be learning to how to mix colors and some fundamentals about the natures of it, and then you will learn Techniques and Tips that will make you confident when painting. Lastly, if you finish all the exercises here, I’m very sure you can paint any portraits that you want to paint it can be your family or relatives, friends, neighbors, and even your love ones. Just give your dedication 100% and time, and you will reap all the benefits. Also don’t forget to take a rest after you finish one exercise, take time to see and correct your work if there is any and have fun it’s a must. Step by Step instructions to go from photo to finished Portrait

Watercolour for Absolute Beginners

Author: Bill Whitsett,Nancy Cadorette

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780713488470

Category: Art

Page: 128

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With a palette of just 6 colors, complete novices will achieve maximum success with minimum frustration as they learn the art of watercolor painting. Organized in a lesson-by-lesson approach, and generously illustrated with color photographs, each chapter focuses on one or two skills. Step by step, painters will learn how to work with color; master washes; and depict landscapes, fruits, flowers and other still life objects.

You Can Paint Watercolors

A Step-by-step Guide for Absolute Beginners

Author: Alwyn Crawshaw

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 9780823059898

Category: Art

Page: 96

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Discusses materials and simple techniques, and offers tips for painting fruits, flowers, skies, trees, water, animals, and people.

Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner

A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Portrait Drawing

Author: Mark Willenbrink,Mary Willenbrink

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440311444

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink's Absolute Beginner books have helped thousands of novices tap into their inner artists. In this book, Mark and Mary help the beginning artist take on portraits, showing that absolutely anyone can draw faces. Their encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction style makes learning fun—you'll be amazed by how quickly you achieve impressive results. You may be a beginner now, but not for long! Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner covers everything from warming up with sketches, and capturing facial expressions, to framing your finished work. Page by page, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to draw lifelike portraits of your friends and family. What's Inside: A simple two-stage approach to drawing portraits: sketch a likeness, then build up values to bring it to life Step-by-step instruction for drawing eyes, noses, mouths, hairstyles, hands, glasses and other tricky elements 13 complete demonstrations featuring a range of ages and ethnicities Tips for evoking more personality in your portraits by using props, costumes and accessories

Öl-Malerei für Dummies

Author: Anita Marie Giddings

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527704866

Category: Art

Page: 351

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Wollten Sie nicht schon immer die Königsdisziplin der Malerei selbst ergründen? Malen mit den Farben von Rubens, Rembrandt und Van Gogh? Dieses "... für Dummies"-Buch hilft Ihnen, sich die Welt der Ölmalerei zu erschließen. Erfahren Sie, wie Sie die richtigen Materialien zusammenstellen und erlernen Sie anhand der vielen farbigen Abbildungen Schritt für Schritt die Grundlagen des Malens mit Ölfarben. Sie lernen, ein Bild aufzuteilen und zu planen, Farben richtig zu mischen und ein Bild Schicht für Schicht auf die Leinwand zu bringen. Schaffen Sie mit Hilfe von "Ölmalerei für Dummies" wunderbare Porträts, Stillleben und Landschaften.

Watercolour for Absolute Beginners

Author: Bill Whitsett,Nancy Cadorette

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780713489293

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Have you always wanted to try your hand at watercolour but didn't know where to start? If so, this is the book for you. In his 50 years of teaching, Bill Whitsett has helped thousands of people of all ages blossom into accomplished painters using the simple methods described here. With a series of bite-sized lessons, let Bill show you how easy it is to paint with watercolour - and how beautiful the results can be. Learn how to paint convincing trees using a few simple brushstrokes, how to depict a sultry summer sky using a variegated wash, how to show the gleam of light falling onto the skin of a grape, and the correct proportions for lifelike figures. Through more absorbing, longer projects, you will be able to create your first full watercolour paintings. Bill's foolproof area-by-area technique makes landscapes a breeze, and simple step-by-step instructions will help you to capture the delicate beauty of a summer rose. No-nonsense advice and clear diagrams lead you through the subjects of colour theory, composition and how to design a painting, and there is a useful guide to the equipment you'll need. By the time you have worked through all the lessons in the book you will have a

Drawing, Watercolor and Oil for the Absolute Beginner with Mark Willenbrink Books Bundle

Author: Mark Willenbrink

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440312076

Category: Art

Page: 384

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SPECIAL SHRINK-WRAPPED BUNDLE! These inspiring books make drawing and painting in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Even if you've never drawn or picked up a brush, you will be amazed at how easy it is to complete your first projects. Filled with encouraging, easy-to-follow instructions, these great guides will take you down the path to enjoyable artwork and happy results.