Watercolour Painting Step-by-Step

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by Jackie Barrass & Richard Bolton

A comprehensive guide to watercolour painting that draws on the expertise of seven well-loved artists and includes a wide variety of techniques and styles.

This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all watercolour enthusiasts, from the beginner who wishes to explore this popular painting medium to the experienced artist looking for inspiration and ideas. Starting with advice on materials, colour and composition, the book goes on to describe basic and more advanced techniques and the wonderful effects they can produce. Fourteen easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations show the reader how to paint skies, trees, water, buildings and flowers, and each section is accompanied by a selection of inspirational paintings by the seven featured artists, in a rich variety of styles.

144 page paperback.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Materials
  3. Colour
  4. Techniques
  5. Composition and perspective
  6. Understanding tone
    Farmhouse step-by-step
  7. Skies
    Cumulus clouds step-by-step
    A wet-into-wet sky step-by-step
  8. Trees
    Old oak tree step-by-step
    Early morning step-by-step
    Country Lane step-by-step
  9. Water and reflections
    Scottish Loch step-by-step
    Farm Pond step-by-step
    Chub stream step-by-step
  10. Buildings
    Chapel at last light step-by-step
  11. Flowers
    Daffodils and catkins step-by-step
    Roses step-by-step
    Backlit lily step-by-step Irises step-by-step
  12. Index
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