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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Plus 6 full-size gatefold outlines
  • Publication: 28 February 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219101
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 200
  • RRP: £14.99
  • Series: Absolute Beginner Art

Watercolour Landscapes for the Absolute Beginner

£14.99

by Matthew Palmer

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Book Description

This is a new and extended edition of Matthew Palmer's Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting (2018).

In Watercolour Landscapes for the Absolute Beginner, artist and teacher Matthew Palmer guides complete painting novices through their first steps in watercolour and shows what incredible landscapes can be achieved in this exciting medium.

Step-by-step exercises, mini projects and 6 longer projects help you to build essential skills and allow you to produce a range of landscapes you will be proud of. Vital drawing skills are explained and demonstrated, along with key techniques such as including the application of resists; colour mixing; applying natural-looking foliage to trees and woodlands; use of dry-brush technique in depicting intricate detail, and using scratch-out techniques to add sparkle and movement to water. 

A huge wealth of finished paintings provide ideas and inspiration for your own future watercolour work.

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Materials

Inspiration

Colour

Tricks and techniques

Projects:

Hawaiian Sunset
Night-time Snow Scene
Autumn in the City
At the Harbour
Waterfall in Summer
Wildflower Meadow


Index

About the Author

About Matthew Palmer

Matthew Palmer is a renowned demonstrator of watercolour painting, and his classes are particularly popular with beginners. He has been painting professionally for over 20 years and specializes in landscapes, still life and animals. He has his own studio at his home in Derbyshire, UK and teaches hundreds of people each week, as well as running watercolour workshops and holidays. He has many personal exhibitions, participates in several art shows and appears regularly on television as well as on his own internet-based art show at www.watercolour.tv

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