Описание: The world of watercolour has seen an explosion of talent and amazing new work in recent years, across a diverse range of styles and techniques. This volume showcases a gorgeous selection of work by today`s cutting-edge watercolour artists from across the globe.
With instructions and step-by-step projects for creating an array of portaits, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture in the most popular drawing and painting media. Ideal for beginning artists who would like to experiment with different media, The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits teaches the artist how to create beautiful and realistic portraits in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil, and acrylic.
Описание: Through over 100 watercolours by the Society`s founder, John Lund Kriken, The Sunday Afternoon Watercolour Society shows some of the unique areas of San Francisco.
Автор: Harris Название: Papermaking and the Art of Watercolor ISBN: 0300114354 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300114355 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 3032 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: At the Royal Academy exhibition of 1794, Paul Sandby (1725-1809) exhibited his newly painted "A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr Whatman's Turkey
Paper Mills". Sandby, one of the founding members of the Royal Academy and one of the preeminent British landscape painters of the day, included the celebrated Whatman
papermaking mill at the centre of this landscape composition. James Whatman I and his son, James Whatman II, were the most famous English papermakers of the eighteenth century,
and by 1760, Turkey Mill was the largest paper mill in the country.
This handsome and engaging book looks at how the "View of Vinters and Turkey Mill" is both a superb
example of Sandby's art and an important document of the rise of industry in the British countryside and of the intertwined developments of papermaking and the art of painting in
watercolour. It also features other watercolours by Sandby and materials relating to the processes of papermaking and to the Whatman family and its mill.
The Art of Watercolor Painting offers a fresh take on a beloved classic art medium. This comprehensive how-to-paint book opens with a thorough introduction to the essential watercolor tools and materials artists need to get started, including paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, papers, and supports. Next, readers will learn about the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, preserving the white of the paper, painting soft blends, rendering realistic reflections, and working wet into wet, among others. Following this helpful introduction, four expert watercolorists show artists how to put their painting skills to use through simple step-by-step lessons, starting with initial sketches and culminating in final works of art. With subject matter that ranges from the whimsical to the traditional, including flowers, fairies, oceans, birds, and horses, The Art of Watercolor Painting features projects to suit artists of all tastes and skill levels. Also included are techniques specific to painting lifelike portraits, as well as tips for painting seascapes, including waves, ripples, foam, rocks, sand, boats, sunsets, and clouds. A section on Chinese brush painting features step-by-step painting lessons of a number of traditional subjects using time-honored painting techniques. With inspiration, instruction, and professional tips and tricks on virtually every page, The Art of Watercolor Painting is nothing short of an all-inclusive resource for both beginning and experienced watercolor artists alike. A handy index complements this reference guide, making this gorgeous full-color book the perfect addition to any artist's library.
In The Art of Painting Animals, aspiring painters will learn how to work with oil, acrylic, and watercolor paints to bring their favorite animals to life on paper or canvas.
Each medium has its section that begins with an introduction, which includes a section of helpful information on basic tools and materials including paints, brushes, appropriate supports, and additional material followed by a quick guide to techniques and artist tips for rendering animal features and fur, as well as natural textures such as bark and foliage.
Talented artists guide readers through a series of easy-to-follow step-by-step projects covering a variety of subjects from pets and horses to wildlife and birds. Projects include a moose, a Shih Tzu dog, a fox, a deer, a lynx, and many more Along the way, aspiring artists will find helpful tips and tricks for establishing a compelling composition, achieving accurate proportions, and developing expressive animal faces and emotions.
With its breadth of content and instruction, The Art of Painting Animals is perfect for any animal-loving artist's collection.
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