The Essence of Watercolour

Hazel Soan is a well-known and popular artist and an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher. In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully versatile and beguiling the medium of watercolour is and how to get the most out of it.

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The Essence of Watercolour

The attraction of a watercolour is in its appearance more than its content, so
always put the 'look' of the watercolour ... The areas of blended pigment are the
essence of watercolour; they are its characteristic action when laid and allowed
to ...

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 1849944776

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Hazel Soan is a popular and successful artist who divides her time between London and Cape Town, exhibiting her work widely. She has her own gallery in Fulham, London. She is author of eight bestselling books for HarperCollins and has made several successful DVDs. She was one of the art experts in the popular Channel 4 TV series Watercolour Challenge.

Learn Watercolour Quickly

Packed with illustrations for guidance, this is the most comprehensive guide to learning watercolour very quickly.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN: 9781849941402

Category: Art

Page: 112

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The best-selling author and artist distills key elements of creating effective watercolor paintings, providing step-by-step instructions for beginner techniques while covering such topics as perspective, lighting and shading.

Watercolor from the Heart

Nechis encourages experimentation with watercolors, stressing that artists who take risks develop faster than those who abide by the rules.

Author: Barbara Nechis

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN: 9780823016242

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 416

Nechis encourages experimentation with watercolors, stressing that artists who take risks develop faster than those who abide by the rules. After presenting traditional methods, Nechis shows how to play with them and how the natural environment inspires new ways of seeing and painting. 175 full-color illus.

Light and Shade in Watercolour

Mastering light and shadow is the key to successful watercolour paintings and in this book you can learn how to paint like an expert.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849945264

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Popular artist Hazel Soan focuses on one of the most important aspects of painting - how to portray light, atmosphere and mood in watercolour paintings.

Learn Watercolour Landscapes Quickly

In this book she teaches you how to get to grips with watercolour landscapes in the space of an afternoon.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849945936

Category: Art

Page: 112

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A guide to landscape painting for complete beginners with simple exercises. Hazel Soan is a hugely successful painter and an outstanding teacher and author of art books, which have introduced the wonders of art to a generation of amateur artists. In this book she teaches you how to get to grips with watercolour landscapes in the space of an afternoon. The book explores the basics of watercolour landscapes with lots of simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations that are perfect for beginners. That life-long ambition of painting somewhere that is important to you can become a possibility with the help of this nifty little book. Topics covered include creating space, composition and focus, light and shadows, colours of the landscape and the mixing of watercolours. Watercolour painting techniques such as painting en plein air, brushwork, creating texture, wet into wet and wet on dry are explained. The book also explores specific landscape themes such as skies, foliage, forests, gardens, seascapes, wilderness, sunsets, urban landscapes, panoramas, sunsets and many more.

Capturing the Essence

Painting or drawing any subject well, gives great satisfaction. In this book the author hopes to help the reader become competent at drawing and painting birds, or at least to enjoy trying!

Author: William T Cooper

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643103392

Category: Science

Page: 128

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Capturing the Essence is a step-by-step personal guide – by one of Australia's greatest living bird artists – to observing, retaining the essential information and then painting birds from field notes and sketches, photographs and other field observations. The author takes the reader through the processes involved in oil painting, watercolour and acrylic techniques, and a piece of art is built up in stages to demonstrate the skills required in each of these media. While the book covers some of the general basics relevant to various kinds of painting of natural history subjects, the concentration is very much on birds. Painting or drawing any subject well, gives great satisfaction. In this book the author hopes to help the reader become competent at drawing and painting birds, or at least to enjoy trying!

Learn Colour In Painting Quickly

Illustrated with Hazel’s magnificent, colourful paintings, and with exercises and expert guidance throughout, this book is the perfect way to master colour in your painting.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849944793

Category: Art

Page: 112

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Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan presents a concise and approachable guide to colour in painting. Whether you are using watercolour, oils or acrylic, Learn Colour In Painting Quickly demonstrates how to make the most of colour in your painting. The book is filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step exercises, and written in an accessible way for all artists to learn about colour. The book begins with the Basics of Colour: what it is, how pigments are made and our emotional responses to colour, it then moves on to The Colours in the Palette: properties of different colours, transparent and opaque colours and granulating and sedimentary colours. Next comes Warm and Cool Colours: how colours are classified and how to use temperature bias. The Interaction of Colours looks at which colours work best together and how to use a colour wheel. In The Mixing of Colours, Hazel explains the differences between mixing on palette and paper and how to blend by eye, as well as primary and secondary colours and layering. The Effect of Light and Shade on Colour looks at how depth and form are created by tone. Finally, Hazel looks at suggested colour palettes and winning colour combinations. Illustrated with Hazel’s magnificent, colourful paintings, and with exercises and expert guidance throughout, this book is the perfect way to master colour in your painting.

Learn to Paint People Quickly

Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849943949

Category: Art

Page: 112

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A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of painting lively crowd scenes or portraits of loved ones can be picked up faster than you think. In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about figurative painting in an accessible way. She advises on how to paint people in a variety of poses and settings, dealing with the theories of colour and light in a way that beginners will understand and more experienced painters will find invaluable. She also guides you through ways to insert people into your pre-existing painting to bring them to life; scenes like urban streets and on the beach are explored. Subjects like how to paint portraits and getting to grips with body proportion and perspective are also covered. Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.

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Learn Oils Quickly

And, as mistakes can be corrected much more easily in oils than any other painting medium, it is the ideal medium for beginners. In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about oils in an accessible way.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849943116

Category: Art

Page: 112

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Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of oil painting can be picked up faster than you think. And, mistakes can be corrected much more easily in oils than any other painting medium, making it ideal for beginners. Hazel’s concise book explains everything you need to know about oils in an accessible way. She advises on the materials you need (keeping things to a minimum), mixing colours and teaches the basic brush techniques and how to use a palette knife. The subjects covered range from still life, flowers, animals, landscapes, figures and portraits. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint in oils very quickly.

The Art of John Peter Russell

Watercolour sketching became for Russell the perfect means with which to
capture the transient physical beauty of changing seasons and climates . The
essence of watercolour - speed of execution combined with a minimum of means
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Author: Ann Galbally

Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. : Sun Books

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Category: Painting, Australian

Page: 124

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Watercolour

This book by Milind Mulick has been in great demand since the first edition. It is unique in introducing the student and enthusiast to the world of watercolour in a step-by-step manner. Mulick's mastery over the medium is evident.

Author: Milind Mulick

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Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 128

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This book by Milind Mulick has been in great demand since the first edition. It is unique in introducing the student and enthusiast to the world of watercolour in a step-by-step manner. Mulick's mastery over the medium is evident. Although he has been influenced by the British tradition of watercolour painting, Mulick's style has evolved over the years; and has acquired a unique Indian flavour. Vibrancy of colours and an ability to capture the essence of the subject are the hallmark of his paintings.

Watercolour Rainbow

The book includes: Colour Rules; The Pigments; Transparency and Opacity; Mixing Colours; The Yellows, The Reds, The Blues, The Greens, The Browns, The Blacks and Greys, The Whites; The End of the Rainbow.

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849941242

Category: Colors

Page: 144

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Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow is an inspiring yet practical book on colour. She sets out to encourage and inspire all watercolour artists to make really radiant and colourful paintings. Hazel takes each main colour in the palette in turn and shows how to use the pigments to their maximum effect with lots of practical hints and tips throughout, as well as projects to show how the colours work in practice. All artists, whatever their level, seek advice on how to improve their paintings and this exciting book will inspire all watercolourists to use their palette to the maximum effect. The book includes: Colour Rules; The Pigments; Transparency and Opacity; Mixing Colours; The Yellows, The Reds, The Blues, The Greens, The Browns, The Blacks and Greys, The Whites; The End of the Rainbow.

The Glory of Watercolour

The Royal Watercolour Society Diploma Collection Michael Spender, Royal
Society of Painters in Water-Colours ... and light is most successful , and he
employs extensive use of bodycolour to enhance what is in essence a pure
watercolour .

Author: Michael Spender

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Category: Art

Page: 192

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Gathers and describes watercolors by Arthur Rackham, John Singer Sargent, and others, of landscapes, seascapes, and portraits

The Artist s Watercolour Problem Solver

Idid not really have any moretosay and hoped Ihadcaught the essence of the
subject. ... PAINTING Having decided that you would like to use your sketch as
the basis for a watercolour painting you then need to decide what size of paper
would ...

Author: Artist Magazine, The

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000810848X

Category: Art

Page: 128

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Published in association with The Artist magazine, this superbly illustrated book looks at many of the common problems encountered when using the popular painting medium of watercolour. Twelve well-known professional artists provide practical and straightforward expert solutions.

The Magic of Watercolour

Also by James Fletcher - Watson Water - Colour Painting : Landscapes and
Townscapes This practical book introduces the reader to the simple techniques
and processes necessary to produce effective watercolour paintings , from
preliminary ...

Author: James Fletcher-Watson

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 128

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First reviewing the roots of the English watercolor tradition, the author then takes a practical and informative look at materials, subject choice, how to paint landscape features, weather conditions, buildings (including advice on perspective), and different methods and techniques of composing paintings and using color--Jacket.

Painting Still Life in Watercolour

This book guides you from the beginning stages of painting a single object to more challenging and complex groups, and finally to a range of approaches to abstract painting.

Author: Lesley E. Hollands

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781847971210

Category: Art

Page: 159

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Still life painting is a beautiful, tranquil art which is as rewarding for the novice as for the experienced artist. This practical book captures the essence of still life and uses a wonderful array of subjects to celebrate its possibilities in watercolor: subjects that range from a collection of curiosities brought back from a walk on the beach and a pile of fruit and vegetables unpacked on the kitchen work top, to a more formally arranged group of carefully chosen objects. This book guides you from the beginning stages of painting a single object to more challenging and complex groups, and finally to a range of approaches to abstract painting. Compositions include: fabrics, china, glass, flowers, and fruit and vegetables.

Jean Haines Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour

"Jean Haines is arguably one of the world's most accomplished and inspirational artists, and in this, her fifth book, she explores one of her most beloved subjects - flowers.

Author: Jean Haines

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782215455

Category: Art

Page: 176

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If you want to breathe energy and atmosphere into your flower painting, this is the book for you. If you want to breathe energy and atmosphere into your flower painting, this is the book for you. World-renowned artist Jean Haines invites you into her garden studio to learn her techniques and approach for painting flowers in watercolour. Fresh, bright and invigorating, this practical step-by-step guide shows you how to paint a huge variety of flowers using Jean's exciting and innovative techniques. The book is bursting with beautiful finished artworks to help you get the best out of your own painting, and Jean's enthusiastic and motivational approach will inspire even the most hesitant of artists.

Scottish Watercolour Painting

In watercolour she has moved through a variety of landscape - based themes ,
exhibiting a broad and unworried grasp of the essence of a place , be it Greece
or Italy , France or the Island of Harris . Sometimes in her landscapes she has ...

Author: Jack Firth

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Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 96

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