Ready to Paint in 30 Mins Boats and Harbours in Watercolour

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By Charles Evans

An ideal beginner's guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour for artists who are short on time.

This is a genuinely exciting evolution of a popular series. You’ll be guided through some simple exercises and on to complete paintings, gaining valuable insights that will develop and improve your skills. Artbookreview.net

This guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Broken down into 33 quick and easy postcard size paintings, this basic course will teach you all the skills you need to paint boats, yachts or barges on calm seas or raging waves, including how to depict reflections in water, realistic spray and the suggestion of a busy harbourside or coastal village.

128 Page Paperback.


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Introduction 6
Basic painting equipment 8
Colour 10

Skies and water 12
A simple scene 14
Evening walk 16
Overcast sky 18
Calm before the storm 20
Sunset sky 22
Still water with reflections 24

Textures and effects 26
On the lake 28
Ripples 30
Shadows 32
Trees and foliage 34
Simple stonework 36

Boats 8
Continental fishing boat 40
Canal boats 42
Sailing in choppy waters 44
Shrimping boat 46
Moored on the mud 48
On the sand 50
Gondola 52
harbours and Buildings 54
At the harbour walls 56
Harbour with fishing boats 58
Lighthouse 60
Village on the water 62
Seaside village 64
Honfleur 66
Exotic harbour 68

Waterside details 70
Lobster pots 72
Lifebelt 74
Buoys on the beach 76

People and animals 78
Gone fishing 80
Along the towpath 82
Cormorant fishing 84
Seagull 86
Dogs on the dinghy 88

The Roundhouse 90
Racing Yachts 92
Continental Harbour 94

Index 96

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Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes Boats and Harbours in Watercolour Product Code: 9781782216285
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