Painting Successful Watercolours from Photographs


Author: Geoff Kersey

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489985

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 5358

Explores the author's artistic process for interpreting photographs to produce watercolors by detailing how twenty-seven of his own paintings evolved from photographs, with diagrams, color charts, and explanations of relevant painting techniques.

Painting Rivers from Source to Sea


Author: Rob Dudley

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785003607

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 6514

Rivers can be enchanting or exciting, but are always absorbing. They provide a myriad of painting opportunities and challenges for the artist. Focusing on watercolour - one of the most direct of mediums - this practical book explains how to paint a river and capture its life, light, movement, colour and interest. With over 200 colour images, Rob Dudley shares his methods, techniques and ideas to make this beautiful book a must-have for all landscape and en plein-air artists. It explains each stage of a painting; inspiration and focus, sketching and information gathering, planning and painting; and advises on how to paint water so that it captures the colour, shape and tone of light and reflections. It also looks at the various moods and characters of rivers - from the early streams and cascades through to strong, busy waterways and finally to the tidal estuary, where the river meets the sea, and instructs on how to bring a painting to life by including the features of a river - the boats, wildlife, people and bridges. Finished paintings, examples and step-by-step sequences are used throughout to support the detailed instruction. Beautifully illustrated with 233 colour images.

Painting Flowers

A Creative Approach


Author: Sian Dudley

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785003720

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 4866

Painting flowers is a joyful experience - to capture and celebrate the colour, form and beauty of flowers in watercolour is an endlessly exciting pursuit. This book encourages you to experiment and play when you paint, to enjoy the process of creating a painting, and to develop your own style as you observe and render either a single stem or a full floral abstract. By moving from the tight constraints of botanical illustration, it encourages a looser style of floral painting that allows for a more personal and unique interpretation of the subject. Contents include: Observational skills - the importance of looking closely at a subject to see detail in a new way; Understanding your materials and equipment - looks at traditional tools and paints, but also how photography and other digital media can be used to the artist's advantage; Inspiration and design ideas - suggest ways to express emotions by experimenting with colour, shapes, concepts and narrative. Demonstrations, exercises, studio tips and projects guide the way, but the book's emphasis is on developing your own ideas and styles through creative experimentation. Beautifully illustrated with 273 colour images.

Alles nur geklaut

10 Wege zum kreativen Durchbruch - Am Puls der Zeit - New York Times Bestseller -


Author: Austin Kleon

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641112397

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 8455

Cool, originell und am Puls der Zeit! Austin Kleon wirft einen trendigen und sehr originellen Blick auf das Thema Kreativsein: Jeder braucht es, jeder kann es! Das Einzige, was man wissen muss: Gute Ideen von anderen wie ein Schwamm aufsaugen und alles neu mixen, zu der ganz eigenen, aufregend neuen Schöpfung. Also los! Sei schlau und klau! Worauf wartest du noch?

Punkt und Linie zu Fläche (Mit Original-Zeichnungen)

Analyse der malerischen Elemente


Author: Wassily Kandinsky

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8075835530

Category: Art

Page: 83

View: 2596

Diese illustrierte Ausgabe von "Punkt und Linie zu Fläche" wurde mit einem funktionalen Layout erstellt und sorgfältig formatiert. Kandinsky besaß eine außergewöhnliche bildnerische Intelligenz und hatte ein ausgeprägtes Empfinden für Farbe und Form. - "Der Punkt ist Urelement, Befruchtung der leeren Fläche. Die Horizontale ist kalte, tragende Basis, schweigend und 'schwarz'. Die Vertikale ist aktiv, warm, 'weiß'. Die freien Geraden sind beweglich, 'blau' und 'gelb'. Die Fläche selbst ist unten schwer, oben leicht, links wie 'Ferne', rechts wie 'Haus'."" – Wassily Kandinsky: Punkt und Linie zu Fläche (1926) Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) war ein russischer Maler, Grafiker und Kunsttheoretiker, der auch in Deutschland und Frankreich lebte und wirkte. Kandinsky war ein Künstler des Expressionismus und einer der Wegbereiter der abstrakten Kunst. Er wird häufig nach eigenen Angaben als Schöpfer des ersten abstrakten Bildes der Welt genannt."

Billy Showell's Botanical Painting in Watercolour


Author: Billy Showell

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781844484515

Category: Botanical illustration

Page: 192

View: 6388

In this beautiful book, Billy Showell provides a fascinating and invaluable insight into the techniques she uses to produce her stunning botanical paintings in watercolour.

Artists Watercolour Problems


Author: Artist Magazine

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited


Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7470

This title, based on "The Artist" magazine's popular problem-solving column, offers advice to aspiring watercolour artists. Watercolour is the most popular painting medium of all but many leisure painters find themselves held back by frustrating pitfalls. Here, a variety of professional artists provide helpful solutions to many of the most frequently asked questions. Illustrations aim to ensure that the advice is not only practical and straightforward, but also inspiring. Numerous topics are covered, including: finding new subjects; working from sketches; mixing watercolours effectively; and portraying difficult subjects such as fabric and sunlight. A variety of popular subjects are also included, from landscapes and seascapes to still life, interiors, people, buildings and flowers.

Women's Albums and Photography in Victorian England

"Ladies, Mothers and Flirts "


Author: PatriziaDi Bello

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351536435

Category: Social Science

Page: 194

View: 8531

This beautifully illustrated study recaptures the rich history of women photographers and image collectors in nineteenth-century England. Situating the practice of collecting, exchanging and displaying photographs and other images in the context of feminine sociability, Patrizia Di Bello shows that albums express Victorian women's experience of modernity. The albums of individual women, and the broader feminine culture of collecting and displaying imagesare examined, uncovering the cross-references and fertilizations between women's albums and illustrated periodicals, and demonstrating the way albums and photography, itself, were represented in women's magazines, fashion plates, and popular novels. Bringing a sophisticated eye to overlooked images such as the family photograph, Di Bello not only illustrates their significance as historical documents but elucidates the visual rhetorics at play. In doing so, she identifies the connections between Victorian album-making and the work of modern-day amateurs and artists who use digital techniques to compile and decorate albums with Victorian-style borders and patterns. At a time when photographic album-making is being re-vitalised by digital technologies, this book rewrites the history of photographic albums, placing the female collector at its centre and offering an alternative history of photography focused on its uses rather than on its aesthetic or artistic considerations. It is remarkable in elegantly connecting the history of photography with the fields of material culture and women's studies.



Author: Paul Clarke

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784943738

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 96

View: 3852

This is the ideal book for anyone with an interest in learning how to paint with watercolours. Professional illustrator and art teacher Paul Clark encourages you to enjoy using watercolour paint and gain control of this versatile medium. Clear, straightforward tutorials and comprehensive instructions will build your confidence and ability so that you can achieve attractive and rewarding results, time after time.

Maria Lassnig


Author: Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts (Austria)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Art

Page: 171

View: 4104

Show Your Work!

10 Wege, auf sich aufmerksam zu machen - Zeig, was du kannst! - New York Times Bestseller


Author: Austin Kleon

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641178835

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 5339

Die 10 ultimativen Regeln, um entdeckt zu werden Wie werde ich entdeckt? Austin Kleon weiß, wie‘s geht. In „Alles nur geklaut“ beschrieb er, wie man die eigene Kreativität findet. Nun erklärt er, wie man den entscheidenden nächsten Schritt macht: zeigen, was man kann. Dazu muss man so präsent und interessant sein, dass andere die eigene Arbeit gar nicht ignorieren können. In 10 einfachen Regeln zeigt Kleon, wie man auf die eigenen Ideen aufmerksam macht. Ein Handbuch für alle, die es eigentlich hassen, Werbung für sich selbst zu machen.

David Bellamy's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting


Author: David Bellamy

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844487349

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 2706

Provides more than three hundred step-by-step photographs, instructions, and finished paintings in a comprehensive introduction to watercolor that introduces basic techniques as well as next-level methods for creating composition, perspective, and texture.

The Story of Photography

From Its Beginings to the Present Day


Author: Michael John Langford

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780240510569

Category: Photography

Page: 163

View: 6230

Jetzt und wir

Neue deutsche Bands zwischen Soundcheck und Lebensgefühl


Author: Michael Fuchs-Gamböck,Thorsten Schatz

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426554860

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

View: 7247

Gekommen, um zu bleiben – die neuen deutschen Bands Wir sind Helden, Juli, Silbermond oder Rosenstolz: Ihre Musik, und die vieler anderer deutschsprachiger Bands, begeistert seit Jahren ein Millionenpublikum. Doch wer sind die Menschen hinter den Liedern? Was hat sie geprägt? Und was wollen sie mit ihren Songs vermitteln? Michael Fuchs-Gamböck und Thorsten Schatz, die nahezu alle Bands seit langem persönlich kennen, geben endlich die Antworten auf diese Fragen. Anschaulich, fundiert und unterhaltsam berichten sie außerdem von den Wurzeln und den Wegbereitern der derzeitigen Erfolgswelle. Jetzt und wir beweist, dass die Songs der neuen deutschen Bands mehr sind als nur Musik – sie sind trotz ihrer Verschiedenheit zugleich Ausdruck eines gemeinsamen Lebensgefühls. Mit Kurzporträts der 20 angesagtesten Bands und großem Festivalguide! Jetzt und wir von Michael Fuchs-Gamböck, Thorsten Schatz: als eBook erhältlich!

Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour

painting light from interiors to landscapes


Author: Lucy Willis

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943303

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 9300

Lucy Willis is a well-known and successful watercolourist, renowned for her atmospheric paintings full of sunlight and shade. In her third book, Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour, Lucy Willis shares her professional tips and expertise on painting inspirational landscapes and interiors full of light. There are several step-by-step demonstration paintings on how to achieve the different effects of light - bright sunlight, shadows, dappled light and night-time scenes. In addition, Lucy shows how to paint from photographs, how to mix colour, and stresses the importance of tone in creating a successful composition. The themes and subjects covered are Landscape, Water, Gardens, Architecture, Interiors, Still Life, Portraits and the importance of keeping a sketchbook. Lucy Willis encourages all watercolourists, whatever their level, to exploit the versatile effects of watercolour and produce exciting, atmospheric work of their own.