Watercolor 365: Daily Tips, Tricks and Techniques


North Light Books - A year's worth of tips, advice and more! Make watercolor a part of your daily life, techniques, turning every day into inspiration for your art. 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. 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.

. Inside you'll find:52 mini step-by-step demonstrations like painting skin tones and adding texture52 q&a's based on questions received on social media, concise definitions of terminology, and from blogs52 troubleshooting tips such as how to remove masking fluid that has had too long to dry and how to lift paint52 bits of creative advice such as why you should consider taking a painting holiday and keeping photographic records of your process52 general tips such as basic composition and transferring images for painting52 definitions clear, in workshops, such as value and atmospheric perspective52 exercises to improve your artistic skills simple lessons for techniques like glazing and mixing grays North Light Books.

More information about North Light Books

Learn to Paint in Watercolor with 50 Paintings: Pick Up the Skills, Put On the Paint, Hang Up Your Art


Quarry Books - As you work through each lesson, you'll be adding new techniques and subjects to your artists' toolkit. As you advance from one project to the next, you'll learn a variety of techniques ranging from simple color washes, to ink techniques, expressive strokes, and how to effectively use light. Learn to paint in watercolor with 50 Paintings teaches you to use watercolors and refine your skills with a series of fifty progressively more difficult projects.

You'll soon advance to painting environments, and even on to telling stories with your watercolor. 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.

Learn to Paint in Watercolor with 50 Paintings: Pick Up the Skills, Put On the Paint, Hang Up Your Art - Consider this how-to book on water color to be your very own in-depth class on the medium. And once you reach the end, you'll have painted your way through fifty projects -- a perfect portfolio for a starting artist. Learn to paint in watercolor starts you off by showing you how to paint objects important and personal to you.

More information about Quarry Books


Similar products



Painting in Watercolor: The Indispensable Guide


Firefly Books - Some of the topics covered include: different paper surfaces and weights with examples of watercolors Brush shapes and sizes Step-by-step photo guide of paper stretching process Basic brushwork wet-on-dry, wet-in-wet, graded wash, etc. Building up a painting in washes, editing what you see choosing a viewpoint; landscape, portrait and square Creating a path through the picture Perspective, layer by layer Hard and soft edges Mixing color on the paper Selective seeing, color and tone Creating atmosphere and mood Presenting your work professionally Photographing your artwork Exhibiting.

Watercolor is an exquisite medium but an unforgiving one, and there is nothing that will dampen enthusiasm more quickly than the lack of a good result. David webb's instruction, 'help!' panels that focus on what can go wrong, and advice on how to avoid typical mistakes will put new watercolor artists on the road to progress quickly.

Problems are tackled with proven solutions and there is advice on how to avoid those problems in the first place. Throughout the book are the author's personal tips and fixes gained over decades of painting experience. This book is an essential reference for watercolor artists, novice, experienced and aspiring alike.

Painting in Watercolor: The Indispensable Guide - The essential techniques and detailed explanations and demonstrations in this beautifully produced book will educate and encourage beginner to experienced artists so that they too can obtain results and have fun in the process. Readers will also discover the widest range of possible watercolor effects thanks to a team of 20 internationally recognized guest artists who reveal some of their painting secrets in a series of 'life lessons'.

More information about Firefly Books


Similar products



Learn to Paint People Quickly Learn Quickly


Batsford - Best of all, even beginners can master her techniques—which include proportion and perspective and using different media—quickly. Soan’s simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations explain how to depict people in a variety of poses and settings, and place them into a variety of scenes, insert them into already-existing paintings, from city streets to idyllic beaches.

. Batsford. In just a few hours! for many of us, learning to paint is a lifelong aspiration—and popular artist and writer Hazel Soan distills the information that matters most into this essential guide. From intimate portraits to bustling crowds, this practical guide by bestselling artist Hazel Soan teaches budding painters how to paint people.

More information about Batsford


Similar products



The Watercolor Artist's Bible


Chartwell Books - Over 180, 000 copies sold worldwide. This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6. 5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy in the studio, and reference often. Next, the techniques used in watercolor painting are explained in detail, from the most basic like laying washes and reserving highlights to some of the more unusual and exciting methods like wax-resist or spattering paint.

. In the first section, you will find practical advice on choosing the necessary tools and equiopment as well as hints on mixing colors��one of the trickier skills to master until you have learned some of the basic properties of color. Batsford. The stylish design of this book, illustrations and diagrams, along with the interior photographs, make the learning process simple and fun for beginning painters and provides useful tips for more advanced artists.

The Watercolor Artist's Bible - This book is divided into three sections. Tutorials and more than 100 step-by-step sequences demonstrate how to paint a wide range of subjects, buildings, including landscapes, people and still life.

More information about Chartwell Books


Similar products



30 Minute Artist: Painting Water in Watercolour


Search Press - There are two- or three-step exercises for painting water in all its varied moods and situations, breaking waves, choppy water, bridges, surf, including ripples, riverbeds, reflections, boats, puddles, streams, and much more. There are then ten step-by-step demonstrations that can be produced in half an hour: a misty lake, ford, track with puddles, waterfall, stormy sea, fishing from a boat, lazy river, cliffs, sunset estuary and fishing boat.

All watercolour landscape artists need to know how to paint water, and in this book Terry Harrison excels in demystifying the painting process. Here he shares his expert advice and no nonsense tips and techniques for producing quick, effective paintings of water. Used book in Good Condition. Batsford.

More information about Search Press


Similar products



Making Color Sing, 25th Anniversary Edition: Practical Lessons in Color and Design


Watson-Guptill - Batsford. The lessons on color lead into another essential painting consideration: composition and design. It involves finding a structure that allows you to organize and thus communicate your impressions and reactions. Painting is much more than copying what you see. Dobie encourages artists to experiment with different arrangements of shapes and values to build a dynamic foundation in their paintings.

Do you know how to use the push and pull of warm and cool colors to create a feeling of space? Can you generate exciting vibrations through the interplay of complements? Have you ever considered disguising one color in a scene to accent another color? All these possibilities—and more—are discussed and clarified with illustrations.

Making Color Sing, 25th Anniversary Edition: Practical Lessons in Color and Design - Used book in Good Condition. As this nationally recognized author explains, understanding color relationships is the key to successful painting. No color exists in isolation; colors are always interacting with one another. In the 25th anniversary edition of making color Sing, Jeanne Dobie teaches you new ways to think about color and make it work for you, through 31 clear, easy-to-follow exercises.

. Watson-Guptill Publications. This manual stimulates new ways to think about colour, generating responses that unlock personal creativity and allow artists to express themselves with paint.

More information about Watson-Guptill


Similar products



En Plein Air: Watercolor: Expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with watercolor


Walter Foster Publishing - Perfect for artists looking to break outside the norm, En Plein Air: Watercolor is your complete guide to experiencing the unique rewards of painting on location with the invigorating medium of watercolor. Used book in Good Condition. The collection of step-by-step projects will help you gain new artistic skills as you create unique, dynamic artwork outside the studio.

Inside, learn how to choose a subject and interpret it for a composition, discover how to deal with the challenges of shadows and shifting natural light, you'll find a comprehensive list of what to pack to maximize your time, and hone your watercolor techniques. This guide will have you fully prepared for a day of painting outdoors.

En Plein Air: Watercolor: Expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with watercolor - Watson-Guptill Publications. Batsford. For artists looking to grow beyond the studio, En Plein Air: Watercolor is the definitive resource for experiencing the rewards and invigoration of watercolor painting on location. En plein air: watercolor introduces beginning artists and fine-art enthusiasts to the core concepts of painting on location.

More information about Walter Foster Publishing


Similar products



The Essence of Watercolour


Batsford - Encouraging budding watercolorists to be bold in their use of color and brushstroke, Soan emphasizes her belief that tone is king. Illustrated with glowing examples of Hazel's own work, this luminous book also features easy-to-follow demonstrations of every technique. Hazel soan's watercolors have won her international recognition; now she helps less experienced painters understand how beguiling and versatile this medium is and master its challenges.

Batsford. And by showing how mistakes can be incorporated into a composition, she reveals how forgiving watercolor can be. Used book in Good Condition. Watson-Guptill Publications.

More information about Batsford


Similar products



DANIEL SMITH 284600009 Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml Paint Tube, Buff Titanium


Daniel Smith 284600009 - Daniel smith watercolors are formulated to meet and exceed the highest industry standards​ for the manufacture of artist’s paints, and every batch made is tested and analyzed for its performance qualities. Luminescent watercolors have special optical effects perfect for subjects that have a sparkle, sheen, or reflective glow​ like the iridescence of hummingbird feathers or the sheen of metals.

5ml watercolors​, available in 88 of the most popular colors DANIEL SMITH makes. Batsford. It is a most welcome neutral, with its' semi-transparent to opaque, it is especially effective used that way to make clouds in the sky. Watson-Guptill Publications. Pre-mix buff titanium with quinacridone Rose or Perinone Orange for subtle hues and matte surfaces ideal for the velvety petals of your favorite flowers.

Used book in Good Condition. Watercolor dot cards, ​a great way to try DANIEL SMITH Watercolors without buying whole tubes of paint. Watercolor ground​, paint watercolors on any surface when prepared with DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Ground, available in 4 colors; Titanium White, Buff Titanium, Mars Black and Transparent.

DANIEL SMITH 284600009 Extra Fine Watercolor 15ml Paint Tube, Buff Titanium - Primatek watercolors are made from minerals, often semi precious minerals, that have been ground into pigments, mixed with gum arabic the binder and milled into PrimaTek Watercolors​. Mix with indigo or Van Dyke Brown to create slate-colored shadows and soft feathers. 15ml watercolors​, available in more than 240 colors, the most of any manufacturer.

More information about Daniel Smith 284600009


Similar products



Watercolor Artist Print + Kindle


F&W Publications - New product reviews and book reviews let you sort through the marketplace to find the best resources for your growth as an artist, while coverage of art world news keeps you up to date on what's going on both nationally and internationally. Color photographs help give you a visual sense of the scope of each project, while an engaging, easy-to-read writing style makes each technique and tip accessible to watercolorists of all levels.

It is a most welcome neutral, with its' semi-transparent to opaque, it is especially effective used that way to make clouds in the sky. Pre-mix buff titanium with quinacridone Rose or Perinone Orange for subtle hues and matte surfaces ideal for the velvety petals of your favorite flowers. Used book in Good Condition.

Watercolor Artist Print + Kindle - Fulfill your creative passions with the tips and advice from working artists found on the pages of each issue. Daniel smith is the innovative manufacturer of beautiful watercolors for artists worldwide, and makes the largest range of watercolors of any manufacturer, more than 240 colors. Spatter or drop a brushload of buff titanium into a moist wash and enjoy the pigment displacement, buff titanium resembles the ecru shades of sand and antique lace and simulates the porous texture of an eggshell.

Batsford. Articles on how to show and market your pieces get you started quickly, while profiles of artists who sell successfully can give you even more ideas that may help future sales. Full-color images of award-winning watercolor pieces provide insight into what it takes to win art contests.

More information about F&W Publications


Similar products