Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour

painting light from interiors to landscapes

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Author: Lucy Willis

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943303

Category: Art

Page: 128

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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

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Author: Ted Kautzky

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486439549

Category: Art

Page: 136

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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

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Author: Annette Kane,Robin Capon

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780713490183

Category: Art

Page: 128

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

Beginner's Watercolour

Simple projects for artists

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Author: Pavilion

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1910231517

Category: Art

Page: 300

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Over 20 simple watercolour projects for beginners, packed with techniques and tips. Paint beautiful watercolours with ease, even if you've never picked up a brush! With a fully illustrated step-by-step introduction and a range of beautiful projects to paint, you'll quickly go from painting novice to art aficionado. The Getting Started section shows you everything you need to dive into the beautiful world of watercolour. Learn to work with washes, colour and tone and texture and effects as you move from still lifes to landscapes and finally to figures. You'll be creating amazing art in no time! Other titles in this series include: First Sewing (9781909397170), First Cake Decorating (9781909397170), First Beading (9781843406136), First Crochet (9781843406129), First Card Making (9781843406143) and First Knits (9781843406112).

Sunlight and Shadow

Australian Impressionist Painters, 1880-1900

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Author: Leigh Astbury,Jennifer Phipps

Publisher: Murdoch Books (AU)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Impressionism (Art)

Page: 232

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The Magic of Watercolour

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Author: James Fletcher-Watson

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 128

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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.

Watercolour

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Author: Milind Mulick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788179251119

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

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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.

Watercolour Painting with Aubrey Phillips

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Author: Aubrey Phillips

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited

ISBN: 9780713470802

Category: Art

Page: 127

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The author reveals the secret of developing simple watercolour techniques in this book, and demonstrates how to tackle all aspects of landscape painting, from the initial idea to the finished picture. It explains how to create landsapes that work and capture the beauty of skies and clouds.

Being Bold with Watercolour

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Author: Robin Capon,Annette Kane

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849940108

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Watercolour is celebrated for its ability to produce subtle, variegated washes, but it is possible to use watercolour as boldly and powerfully as in any other medium, and the wonderfully vibrant paintings of Annette Kane demonstrate this pefectly. Her book covers a range of techniques and advice from colour theory and mixing colours to choosing the right technique for the right subject matter to how to experiment and work adventurously. The emphasis is on bold brushwork and strong colour, and she is not afraid to combine or enhance her effects in watercolour with other elements, such as ink, acrylic and gouache. With a number of step-by-step demonstrations in addition to stunning finished paintings, the book gives every painter the confidence to be bold in watercolour. The chapters cover the following: Essential skills: Understanding Watercolour; The Right Equipment, Confident Brushwork Vibrant Colour: Exploring Colour Theory; Expressive Colour; Colour and Design; Mixing Colours Sunlight and Shadows: Interpreting Light; Light and Form; Exciting Shadows A Personal Response: Subject Matter; Observation; Essential Elements; Keeping an Open Mind Freedom and Control: Controlled Method; Working Fast and Loose Ideas and Approaches: Still life; Gardens; Water; Windows and Doorways; Light