Creating Textures in Pen & Ink with Watercolor

Creating Textures in Pen & Ink with Watercolor

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by Claudia Nice
     
 

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Claudia Nice shows you how to turn ink and watercolors into the coarse-barked trunk of an oak, or the burnished smoothness of brass, or the verdant velvet of moss. Or any of many other things. She shows you how to use dots, fine lines, brushstrokes, black and white, color—a mixture of mediums and techniques—to suggest:

  • glass
  • cast

Overview

Claudia Nice shows you how to turn ink and watercolors into the coarse-barked trunk of an oak, or the burnished smoothness of brass, or the verdant velvet of moss. Or any of many other things. She shows you how to use dots, fine lines, brushstrokes, black and white, color—a mixture of mediums and techniques—to suggest:

  • glass
  • cast iron
  • adobe and brick
  • sunrise and sunset
  • driftwood
  • leaf textures
  • basketry
  • surf and ocean waves
  • enamelware
  • rainbows
  • wood grain
  • distant trees
  • eggs and onions
  • animal hair
  • and dozens of other textures!
You'll learn how to use materials, from technical pens to paint brushes, colored inks to liquid acrylics. You'll discover ways to blot, spatter, stamp and otherwise alter and combine ink and watercolor for exciting texturing effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581807257
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
256,014
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Claudia Nice is the author of 12 successful North Light books including Creating Textures in Pen and Ink with Watercolor, How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal, and Watercolor Made Simple with Claudia Nice. Well-known by both fine artists and decorative painters, her friendly voice and clear instruction reach many artists.

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Creating Textures in Pen & Ink with Watercolor 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MollyMW More than 1 year ago
I took Creating Textures to an art class and the teacher was so impressed that she was going to purchase the book!