19 July 2019

£12.99

BC Paperback + 32 tracing sheets

216x280 mm

9781782216285

9781782216285

128 pages

Search Press

Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes

Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

by Charles Evans

This is a genuinely exciting evolution of a popular series. You’ll be guided through some simple exercises and on to complete paintings, gaining valuable insights that will develop and improve your skills. Artbookreview.net

This guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Broken down into 33 quick and easy postcard size paintings, this basic course will teach you all the skills you need to paint boats, yachts or barges on calm seas or raging waves, including how to depict reflections in water, realistic spray and the suggestion of a busy harbourside or coastal village.

Book Contents

Tracings
Introduction6
Basic painting equipment8
Colour10

Skies and water12
A simple scene14
Evening walk16
Overcast sky18
Calm before the storm20
Sunset sky22
Still water with reflections24

Textures and effects26
On the lake28
Ripples30
Shadows32
Trees and foliage34
Simple stonework36

Boats38
Continental fishing boat40
Canal boats42
Sailing in choppy waters44
Shrimping boat46
Moored on the mud48
On the sand50
Gondola52
harbours and Buildings54
At the harbour wall56
Harbour with fishing boats58
Lighthouse60
Village on the water62
Seaside village64
Honfleur66
Exotic harbour68

Waterside details70
Lobster pots72
Lifebelt74
Buoys on the beach76

People and animals78
Gone fishing80
Along the towpath82
Cormorant fishing84
Seagull86
Dogs on the dinghy88

The Roundhouse90
Racing Yachts92
Continental Harbour94

Index96

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