A complete practical course for the absolute beginner Shows those who have never picked up a paintbrush how to get started 9 easy exercises develop skills from putting brush to paper to producing beautiful paintings Uses only the bare ...
Author: Julie King
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
A complete practical course for the absolute beginner Shows those who have never picked up a paintbrush how to get started 9 easy exercises develop skills from putting brush to paper to producing beautiful paintings Uses only the bare minimum of affordable materials Great promotional opportunity with a pack of affordable materials No jargon or techniques to learn before starting
Each of Stephen's finished paintings are shown at full size for easy reference, which you can even use to trace from for a stress-free painting experience - a helpful how-to-trace section at the back of the book shows you how to do this too ...
Author: Stephen Coates
Publisher: Take Three Colours
'I have reviewed a lot of books on painting for beginners but this series is the best to date. Very highly recommended for anybody who wants to learn watercolour painting.' www.myshelf.com With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting water scenes in watercolour with just 9 projects. Even if you have never picked up a paintbrush before, professional watercolour teacher and artist, Stephen Coates, shows you how to paint convincing water scenes in watercolour using just three brushes, three colours, a plastic palette and a watercolour pad. Only students' range watercolour paints are used, yet from these Stephen shows you how to paint nine realistic watercolour scenes. There is no off-putting colour theory or long-winded mixing information, but a practical absolute beginner's course that shows the three colours in action. You need only three affordable brushes: a hake and a no. 8 and no. 2 rounds in a synthetic range, to achieve all of the paintings shown. Build your skills through nine easy exercises, starting from the simplest of scenes, resulting in paintings of rivers and lakes you'll be proud of. There are step-by-step photographs for each project, meaning clear instruction and advice throughout, and handy tips and jargon busters appear alongside the steps for short and simple answers to your watercolour woes. Each of Stephen's finished paintings are shown at full size for easy reference, which you can even use to trace from for a stress-free painting experience - a helpful how-to-trace section at the back of the book shows you how to do this too, with Stephen's friendly instruction. This is a straightforward, economical, practical progressive course to painting water scenes in watercolour.
Practical Solutions to Common Watercolour Problems. PAINTING WITH THREE
COLOURS Take a colourful subject which has a wide range of tones and paint it
using three colours only . Use paints that lack any colour intensity . One possible
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
Is something to appeal to every painter, whatever their level of skill. The variety of work by the featured artists adds a further dimension, offering a wonderful collection of paintings to enjoy and providing a rich source of inspiration for practising artists. Book jacket.
In this exciting new book she really pushes the boundaries of watercolour, showing how to paint a stunning range of flowers throughout the seasons.
Author: Ann Blockley
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Well-known watercolour painter Ann Blockley presents flowers through a variety of interpretations, from traditional to unconventional in both technique and concept. In this exciting new book she really pushes the boundaries of watercolour, showing how to paint a stunning range of flowers throughout the seasons. Everyone loves to paint flowers in spring and summer but Ann inspires you to paint dramatic seedheads, foliage, fruit and berries in winter, as well as the more traditional flowers and blossoms. She also demonstrates how to create exciting textures by using collage materials like glitter, sequins, salt and gold paint. Divided by seasons into four sections, Experimental Flowers in Watercolour is a practical and inspirational book aimed at the more experienced flower painter who wishes to take their painting to the next level.
Watercolour is a joy to use once you understand the basic principles of this
medium and take note of the light source, shading and shadow in your
composition. Paint from a tube, ... You now have three colours to choose from. Try
this with two ...
Author: Maureen Glynn
Art and Design for Secondary Students with SEN is a valuable compilation of practical ideas, visual aids and lesson plans designed to engage students in developing their creative art skills. Made up of twelve lessons that each examine a particular theme, the book spans a wide variety of topics and different media in art, progressing from basic drawing and painting techniques in pencil, pastel, watercolour and acrylic and moving onto higher level creative design techniques of painting on glass and silk. FEATURES INCLUDE: • Step by step, tried and tested lesson plans devised by an experienced and qualified art teacher. • Helpful learning outcomes, timings, materials and recommended resources for each lesson. • Useful tips and visual teaching aids for introducing new techniques. • Full colour illustrations throughout, including examples of students’ art work. • All illustrations available to download as e-resources. With links to the National Art Curriculum and other secondary curriculum subjects, this resource offers innovative and creative ideas for delivering engaging art lessons. This book will be ideal reading for both specialist and non-specialist teachers of art and design at secondary level who work with small groups, as well as teaching assistants, art and occupational therapists, youth workers and PGCE students of secondary art and design.
Shirley Trevena's watercolors are visually inspiring, vibrant with color, and strong in composition. This book shows what stunning results she achieves and how she does it by taking risks.
Author: Shirley Trevena
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
A practical, stimulating, and superbly illustrated book for the intermediate watercolorist who is looking for greater challenges in their work. Shirley Trevena's watercolors are visually inspiring, vibrant with color, and strong in composition. This book shows what stunning results she achieves and how she does it by taking risks. Taking you through her paintings from the first concept to the finished piece, Shirley explains and illustrates her techniques for producing exciting, luminous, and colorful paintings. Although watercolor is a difficult medium to handle, Shirley maintains that you get the best results if you have no sense of fear and just let yourself enjoy watercolor's fascinating versatility. Contents include how to compose a picture, painting large scale and small scale works, and taking risks with color. Readers will learn to experiment with color, composition, and tone to produce exciting still life, landscape, and flower paintings.
Both practical and inspirational, this glorious book is the ideal companion for watercolour painters who want to take their work a step further.
Author: Ann Blockley
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Artist Ann Blockley is renowned for her innovative approach to traditional subjects. Following the huge success of her previous book, Experimental Flowers in Watercolour, she now explores ways to interpret landscape. Packed with stunning examples of her colourful, expressive work, this book encourages you to experiment with the same techniques in your own watercolour painting to develop a personal style. Techniques covered include combining water-based paint and ink with other media such as gesso and collage to create dramatic effects; manipulating paint with materials such as plastic wrap (clingfilm); tearing, layering and reassembling paintings into watercolour collages; and developing textures and marks made using fabrics and other found objects. Throughout the book Ann offers her personal commentary on how her paintings were created, giving us a unique insight into the mind of the artist. Both practical and inspirational, this glorious book is the ideal companion for watercolour painters who want to take their work a step further.
CHAPTER THREE Color Techniques 53 Using Colors Together 53 Color
Schemes 54 Monochromatic Color Schemes 56 Leaving the ... 67 CHAPTER
FOUR Color Applications 71 Thinking in Color 71 Color and Line Direction 73
Color in Floral Paintings 78 Mixing ... Penland 116 / Joe Kardonne 118 / Tom
Lynch 119 Painting Watercolor on Canvas 122 What to Do 123 Are You Willing to
Take the Risk ?
Author: Marcia Moses
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
A look at color theory and the psychological effects of color.
Simple Lessons to Make Your Creative Practice a Daily Habit - 3 Simple Tools,
21 Lessons, Infinite Creative Possibilities Kateri Ewing ... I liken twofold joy to
dandelions, a bright and cheerful flower that is prolific and shares its seed freely
on the wind. That is the spirit of sending out ... THREE. to paint and then to paper
and watching the colors Three: Setting Your Intentions, Inspiration, and Two-Fold
Author: Kateri Ewing
Publisher: Quarry Books
Watercolor Is for Everyone guides you through 21 intuitive, process-based painting lessons that help you discover your own unique artist-within while creating works of beauty you will joyfully send out into the world to share. In this beautiful book, artist Kateri Ewing, author of Look Closer, Draw Better, guides you through a series of simple creative projects using a soulful, meditative, and reflective process. Whether you are picking up a paint brush for the first time or are an experienced artist, you will discover and deepen your creative potential through these exercises, because everyone can make art. Each project results in two art pieces, one to keep for yourself, and then another one, such as a postcard or mini painting, to share with someone else or send out into the world, to spread their color, creativity, and joy in new places. With Watercolor Is for Everyone, you can learn how to build a daily practice and how to set intentions and create, even if you just have just 10 minutes a day. The projects draw inspiration from poetry, music, literature, and the natural world, and invite experimentation with a variety of sources, from tarot and oracle cards to rocks and feathers. You will pursue your personal passions through accessible projects as you build your artistic skills, confidence, and creativity.
Flowers lend themselves particularly well to coloured-pencil work; their vibrant
colours can be captured with a range of pencils either on location or indoors.
Depending on their availability, garden and wild flowers are suitable subjects,
although be careful not to take protected ... two or three colours, drawing with
water-soluble pencils and dissolving them with water to create a watercolour
effect, working ...
Author: Michael Warr
Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
A guide designed to provide an introduction to the range of pencil media. It includes water-soluble coloured and graphite pencils, water-soluble crayons, wax oil crayons, oil pastels and the ordinary coloured pencil, and with step-by-step instructions, explores how they can be used.