Everyday Watercolor

Author: Jenna Rainey
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0399579737
File Size: 12,52 MB
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A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.

Everyday Watercolor

Author: Jenna Rainey
Publisher:
ISBN: 0399579729
File Size: 65,20 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 4551
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A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.

Everyday Watercolor

Author: Jenna Rainey
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781974816095
File Size: 44,70 MB
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Modern Watercolor

Author: Kristin Van Leuven
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1633225623
File Size: 16,72 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It’s time to get your feet wet with watercolors! This dynamic and inspirational guide will set you down a path of exploration as you learn to play with watercolors. You will learn to effectively use basic techniques and principles to create beautiful, expressive works of art. In Modern Watercolor, artists will discover how to paint in watercolor by harnessing the medium's unique transparent qualities to create stunning works of art, stationery, gifts, and more. From selecting your first watercolor paints to learning to blend colors into a unique palette, we are here to guide you as you begin your journey. By the end, your paintings will be cohesive and rich. These easy-to-follow lessons will explore using watercolor on different surfaces, how to create basic shapes using fun techniques, and how to create myriad gorgeous effects that can be achieved with different brushes and strokes. You will even learn how to add layers of dimension and texture and how to work with resist techniques to create pretty patterns and gorgeous backgrounds.

One Watercolor A Day

Author: Veronica Lawlor
Publisher:
ISBN: 1592538576
File Size: 78,25 MB
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Offers forty-six daily watercolor exercises intended to stimulate imagination and help readers improve their skills.

Painting Watercolors

Author: Cathy Johnson
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440321876
File Size: 47,87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Make your first steps in watercolor fun and rewarding! Watercolor's vivid colors and fresh, direct brush strokes make it the most exciting way to paint. "But," you think, "Learning to paint must be hard and frustrating." Not with Cathy Johnson as your teacher! Here, she makes learning to paint in watercolor fun—even easy! With Painting Watercolors, you'll learn to paint by picking up a brush and painting—not by reading about a bunch of confusing theories. Cathy tells you everything you need to begin—including: Which tools and materials you should buy to get off to a good, affordable start When, what, even where to paint Explanations of watercolor terms (such as "washes" and "puddles") Easy and useful painting tricks—such as glazing and drybrush. Exercises help you loosen up and learn the ins and outs of putting paint on paper. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions show you how to paint water, believable skies, a variety of trees in different seasons and other popular elements. Plus, a dozen demonstrations show you how paintings come together, from initial sketch to final brushstrokes. With Cathy's help, you can start painting right away!

Learn To Paint In Watercolor With 50 Paintings

Author: Wil Freeborn
Publisher:
ISBN: 1631592777
File Size: 78,53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Develop your watercolor skills one painting at a time! Are you a watercolor painter newbie? Have you dabbled in watercolors but wish your paintings looked more polished? Well, it's time to remedy that! Learn to Paint in Watercolor is the patient watercolor instructor you've been waiting for. This unique how-to book offers all you need to know about watercolor painting - perfect for first-time painters or anyone interested in refining their skills. Treat the book as an in-depth class on this medium. With each lesson, you'll be privy to a new watercolor technique or subject. Readers will move through the book subject by subject, course by course, painting all along the way. By the time you reach the end, you'll have fifty paintings showcasing your steady progress. You'll start by painting objects that are important to you and then move on to exploring your immediate environment. By the end of the book, your paintings will start to tell your own story, giving you the confidence to continue painting and discovering watercolors' myriad possibilities. Techniques are introduced throughout the book's projects, from using a simple color wash to learning about ink techniques or letting go with loose, free watercolors. At the same time, concepts such as properties of light (vital for watercolorists) give a solid foundation on which to work. Through fine and vibrant strokes, you'll make expressive watercolors that you can be proud of, all thanks to your instructor, Learn to Paint in Watercolor.

Watercolor 365

Author: Leslie Redhead
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440344078
File Size: 26,24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A year's worth of tips, techniques, advice and more! Make watercolor a part of your daily life, turning every day into inspiration for your art. Designed to fit your life, Watercolor 365--the first watercolor book of its kind--provides a complete education in the medium, one bite-sized bit of information at a time. Open it daily to find a new tip, idea, technique or challenge...all aimed at getting you into the habit and mindset of an artist. Inside you'll find: 52 mini step-by-step demonstrations (like painting skin tones and adding texture) 52 Q&A's (based on questions received on social media, in workshops, and from blogs) 52 troubleshooting tips (such as how to remove masking fluid that has had too long to dry and how to lift paint) 52 bits of creative advice (suck as why you should consider taking a painting holiday and keeping photographic records of your process) 52 general tips (such as basic composition and transferring images for painting) 52 definitions (clear, concise definitions of terminology, such as value and atmospheric perspective) 52 exercises to improve your artistic skills (simple lessons for techniques like glazing and mixing grays)

The Watercolour Ideas Book

Author: Joanna Goss
Publisher: Ilex Press
ISBN: 1781576068
File Size: 34,89 MB
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Many artists first learn to paint in watercolour. But this flexible, dynamic medium has an immediacy that is perfect for experimentation. Discover textures, applications, techniques, combinations of materials, and new ways of tackling the medium you love. Rub it, dab it, scratch it, scrunch it. Cut it, glue it, sew it and seal it. And above all, learn from what other people do! This little book is full of big ideas from contemporary artists to inspire you to think differently. With a new idea on every spread of the book, you will discover fresh ways of working with watercolour to create work that is original and exciting.

Watercolor School

Author: Hazel Harrison
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: 9780895774668
File Size: 47,24 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides visual explanations and simple exercises to build painting skills, and offers eight projects highlighting different subjects from the planning stage to the completed painting