Collins Learn To Paint Watercolour With The Experts
Publish Date: 2003-10-06
Author: Alwyn Crawshaw;David Bellamy;Ron Ranson;Hazel Soan
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This title combines the expertise of four acclaimed and well-known artists and teachers. TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw introduces the reader to the art of the sketch, both as a work in its own right and as the foundation for a later painting. Expert painter David Bellamy takes the reader into the accessible outdoors, with his section on painting landscapes. Artist Ron Ranson helps the reader to create more memorable watercolours by guiding them through the painting of skies, essential to adding atmosphere to a landscape. Finally, TV artist Hazel Soan helps the reader to experiment with colour to create vibrant and professional-looking effects. This easy-to-follow guide also has tips on choosing materials and equipment and clear practical advice on watercolour techniques. It is packed with step-by-step demonstrations, exercises, helpful instruction and professional hints, as well as over 400 colour illustrations.