The Art of Watercolor PaintingBook - 2013
This book offers a fresh take on a beloved classic art medium. This how-to-paint book opens with a thorough introduction to the essential watercolor tools and materials artists need to get started, including paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, papers, and supports. Next, readers will learn about the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, rendering realistic reflections, and working wet into wet, among others. Following this helpful introduction, four expert watercolorists show artists how to put their painting skills to use through simple step-by-step lessons, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. With subject matter that ranges from the whimsical to the traditional, including flowers, fairies, oceans, birds, and horses, this book features projects to suit artists of all tastes and skill levels.
Publisher: Irvine, Calif. : Walter Foster, , ©2013
Branch Call Number: 751.422 Ar
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: Master techniques for creating stunning works of art in watercolor