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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 February 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782218500
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 164x236 mm
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: £12.99
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Four-Step Watercolour


150 skill-building projects to paint by Marina Bakasova

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Book Description

Marina Bakasova loves to paint, and with the help of this book, you will too! She has put together this varied collection of her favourite subjects and shows you how to paint each one in her loose, characterful style. Each project can be completed in just four simple steps, using a small selection of colours and a handful of tried-and-tested watercolour techniques.

Maybe you want to create a hand-painted birthday card or a piece of artwork to frame and hang on the wall, or embellish your hand-written journals and planners? Or perhaps you simply want to learn the relaxing art of painting with watercolours? Whatever your motivation, with 150 projects to choose from you’ll not fail to find something to inspire you.

Table of Contents

Meet Marina

Chapter One: Before You Get Started
Tools and Materials
Method and Techniques
Marina's Four Rules

Chapter Two: The Projects
Seasons / Festivals
Food & Drink
Animals...And A Very Small Baby
The Sky Above Us

Index and Credits

About the Author

About Marina Bakasova

Marina Bakasova is a 21-year-old artist born in Bryansk, Russia. Fond of drawing and painting from early childhood, she recently graduated from Moscow State Stroganov Art University. Now working as a freelance illustrator, Marina is obsessed with art and painting. Nature is her inspiration.


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If you're nervous about putting brush to paper, allow Marina Bakasova to guide you through the art of watercolours. She presents a varied collection of her favourite subjects, all of which you can complete in four simple steps, using a small selection of colours and tried and tested techniques

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Marina Bakasova's Four-Step Watercolour includes 150 of the artist's favourite subjects, which she shows how to paint in four simple steps, using the minimum of equipment and fuss. The projects - from confectionery, seasons and festivals to nature, animals and the seashore  - can be framed as works in their own right or sent as birthday cards, or simply used to embellish your sketchbooks.

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