Expressive Watercolors

Expressive Watercolors

by Chaplin, Diana Vowles
     
 

Mike Chaplin's compositions tell a story. Full of light, texture and mood, they embody everything developing artists struggle to create in their own work. Here Chaplin reveals his simple, but highly effective techniques for capturing the soft light and vibrant hues that make watercolor come alive.

Chaplin explains his techniques with clear, full-color examples of

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Mike Chaplin's compositions tell a story. Full of light, texture and mood, they embody everything developing artists struggle to create in their own work. Here Chaplin reveals his simple, but highly effective techniques for capturing the soft light and vibrant hues that make watercolor come alive.

Chaplin explains his techniques with clear, full-color examples of each step. Four complete painting demonstrations cover every detail, including color selections, brushes, paper, thumbnail sketches and detailed captions. In addition, artists will draw limitless inspiration from Chaplin's eclectic range of examples, featuring everything from landscapes and still lifes to seascapes and exotic cityscapes.

� Ideal instruction for intermediate artists who want to reach the next level

� Features the vibrant, "loose" style artists strive to achieve

� Includes four complete step-by-step demonstrations

Mike Chaplin is a hugely popular artist and teacher, known best for his appearances on the highly rated British television series, Watercolour Challenge. He has starred in a video of painting tips based on the series, and he has also written numerous articles teaching various watercolor techniques. Diana Vowles is an accomplished writer, editor and photographer. She is the author of several books on art, including two best-selling books accompanying the Watercolour Challenge television series. They live in Great Britain.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581803167
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.46(d)

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