30 October 2018


BC Paperback

216x280 mm



144 pages

Search Press

Dynamic Watercolours

by Jane Betteridge

Brimming over with exciting and innovative techniques, bestselling author Jane Betteridge’s new book pushes watercolour to new heights, introducing vibrancy, texture and dynamism to this subtle medium.

Following on from her bestselling book Watercolours Unleashed, Jane has taken her techniques even further. She introduces you to a huge range of new and exciting ways of working using crackle paste, modelling pastes, metallic leaf, gilding flakes, print and much more.

This book will excite and inspire watercolour artists of all abilities to experiment and take a more dynamic approach to their painting.

Book Contents

Pure watercolour
Preparing the surface
Watercolour grounds
Crackle paste
Coarse watercolour grounds
Transparent watercolour grounds
Modelling pastes
Tissue paper
Metallic leaf
Wire brush
Printing into the surface
Shoreline project
Adding to your painting text
Granulation medium
Using plastic food wrap
Using salt
Using gouache
Using contour relief
Using aquashine
Using aquapasto
Using bronzing powder
Using stencils
Gauze and thread
Woodland on paper project
Ideas and inspiration
Exploring themes
Finding a focus
Pattern and colour
Your starting point
Just paint!

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