Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour

painting light from interiors to landscapes


Author: Lucy Willis

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943303

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 9026

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.

Ways with Watercolor


Author: Ted Kautzky

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486439549

Category: Art

Page: 136

View: 2796

Simple, direct language and 125 purposeful illustrations, including 37 color plates, show beginners how to handle the medium. Teacher and master watercolorist Kautzky discusses color pigments, paper, and other supplies, as well as washes, strokes, and the use of accessories for special effects. Valuable instructions on composition and related subjects.

Being Bold with Watercolour


Author: Annette Kane,Robin Capon

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780713490183

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 3517

Illustrated with a large number of watercolor paintings, acclaimed watercolourist Annette Kane shares watercoloring techniques and insights into composition and color theory.

Watercolour Tips & Tricks


Author: Zoltan Szabo

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440323291

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 9239

This book makes watercolour painting simple, straightforward and fun: 43 mini-demonstrations teach a wide range of useful watercolour techniques. 13 step-by-step demonstrations show these techniques applied to landscapes, flowers and other subjects. Page after page of proven approaches for painting clouds, trees, rocks, grass, snow, reflections and more. These are tried-and-true methods that Zoltan perfected over 65 years of painting. Now you can put them to work in your paintings immediately!

Sunlight and Shadow

Australian Impressionist Painters, 1880-1900


Author: Leigh Astbury,Jennifer Phipps

Publisher: Murdoch Books (AU)


Category: Impressionism (Art)

Page: 232

View: 4362

David Bellamy's Seas & Shorelines in Watercolour


Author: David Bellamy

Publisher: Search Press Limited

ISBN: 1781265879

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 1230

Renowned watercolourist David Bellamy shares his passion for painting seas and shorelines in this inspiring and practical book. There is advice on finding subjects and painting the different moods of the sea; rocks, crags and cliffs; adding figures and animals into your artworks; as well as an in-depth look at the painting and sketching techniques required. David's extensive travels mean that seas and shorelines from all over the world appear in the paintings.

The Magic of Watercolour


Author: James Fletcher-Watson

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited


Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 1539

This is an introduction to the medium of watercolour. The author reviews the roots of the English watercolour tradition and takes a practical look at materials, subject choice, how to paint landscape, weather conditions, buildings (with advice on perspective) and different methods and techniques for composing paintings and using colour.



Author: Milind Mulick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788179251119

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

View: 5287

This book by Milind Mulick has been in great demand since the first edition. It is unique in introducing the student and enthusiast to the world of watercolour in a step-by-step manner. Mulick's mastery over the medium is evident. Although he has been influenced by the British tradition of watercolour painting, Mulick's style has evolved over the years; and has acquired a unique Indian flavour. Vibrancy of colours and an ability to capture the essence of the subject are the hallmark of his paintings.