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Developing Your Watercolours
     

Developing Your Watercolours

by David Bellamy
 

Fully illustrated with David Bellamy’s evocative watercolors, this helpful resource is designed to offer more advanced instruction for developing painters. The preparatory planning stages of constructing a painting are addressed along with advice on choosing materials and settings. Guidelines are also provided on how to give your paintings more impact

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Fully illustrated with David Bellamy’s evocative watercolors, this helpful resource is designed to offer more advanced instruction for developing painters. The preparatory planning stages of constructing a painting are addressed along with advice on choosing materials and settings. Guidelines are also provided on how to give your paintings more impact through imaginative composition, lighting, and mood, along with tips for using more exciting techniques. A number of practical exercises and several step-by-step demonstrations designed to hone specific skills are also provided.

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Library Journal
After mastering the basics, intermediate artists often need a kick in the pants to advance to a more sophisticated level. Bellamy's (Coastal Landscapes) new book will do just that for those hoping to create brooding, watery landscapes. Here, the best-selling author emphasizes the importance of direct observation, ways of improving composition, and creative ways of rendering light. Numerous practical exercises are linked to a gallery of paintings at the end of the book. Highly recommended as a follow-up to such basic watercolor books as Jean-Louis Morelle's Watercolor Painting: A Complete Guide to Techniques and Materials. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007163885
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


David Bellamy is a successful watercolor artist and the author of several art instruction books, including Collins Learn to Paint Watercolour Landscapes, Collins Learn to Paint Watercolour with the Experts, and David Bellamy’s Coastal Landscapes.

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