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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 25 October 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217763
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 203x229 mm
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £12.99
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Love Watercolour

£12.99

Over 100 exercises, projects and prompts for making cool art! by Sara Funduk

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Book Description

100 ideas, exercises, and fun projects to help you learn to use watercolor paint in a joyful way.

Painting makes people happy! Learn to use watercolour in a relaxing and joyful way, and you will feel it too. This book is packed full of 100 ideas, exercises and projects to help you experiment with watercolour paint: make mistakes, have fun, and surprise yourself with this fun and meditative medium. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life, this book will help you get over the fear of the blank page and experience the pure joy of creating. And if you’re more experienced, you’ll be inspired to use your watercolour skills in new and exciting ways.

Sara Funduk will guide you every step of the way, from choosing your supplies and making those first few brush strokes all the way to completing beautiful watercolour projects you can be proud of.

Table of Contents

Meet Sara

Chapter One: Jump Right In!
Get to know your supplies and start experimenting right away. The focus is on playing with the paint and getting comfortable. Learn to manipulate it but sometimes just sit back and watch what happens.

Chapter Two: Surprise Yourself
Experiment further with watercolour through a series of exercises designed to take the fear out of the blank page. The ideas will help the reader make those scary first marks and hopefully fill an entire sketchbook.

Chapter Three: Best Friends
Learn to incorporate different media and supplies into watercolour painting.

Chapter Four: Frameable Creations
This chapter will guide the reader through creating something they will be proud to show off.

Chapter Five: Paint on Everything
The look of watercolour is so beautiful; why stop with just paper? This chapter will show you how you can incorporate watercolour into a variety of home décor and craft projects to give as gifts or keep for yourself. But be careful you may want to brush paint on every surface in sight!

Index and Credits

About the Author

About Sara Funduk

Sara Funduk is an artist and blogger based in Canada who teaches with an emphasis on experimenting and not being afraid to make mistakes. Find out more about Sara at sarafunduk.com

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Crafts Beautiful

Be inspired by Sara Funduk's latest title, Love Watercolour. If you've ever been afraid of ruining a piece of art, then this book is perfect. Sara encourages you to be messy and embrace mistakes, and focus on having fun as you develop watercolour techniques. Once you're armed with top tips on the best supplies to use, you'll be unstoppable with a paintbrush. Enjoy the creative process as she guides you on your way to creating beautiful paintings.


People's Friend

Grab a paintbrush and be inspired with 100 creative ideas to help you learn to use watercolour paint in a joyful way. From choosing the right supplies through to step-by-step instruction of the various projects, the aim is to make painting fun and meditative, while also reassuring those less familiar with art that its fine to make mistakes, too.


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I was excited when I got this book as I wanted to learn about this topic but didn't really know where to start. I am only half way through the book and loving it. It is great for a learner starting by teaching you about how the colours work together and how to get your different depths of colour. So far I have found this book very unrestricted in how you put things together not too concerned about being perfect or exactly the same as the subject. Which is great for building confidence of those learning to do water colouring. I love how they break down the topics into different approaches from play, to prompt where you are learning a technique and then project where you put what you have learned in the topic. So far I am learning to build up layers. I love the colours in this book and the approach to teaching as it tells you not to worry and even gets you to make up your own animal. Good book for a learner or someone looking to get back into using their water colours.


Amazon

I love the book because it's easy to follow and very well presented. It's the perfect book for beginners or someone who hasn't painted for a long time like myself and my wife says she love to use it for ideas for her crafts too

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