Painting Weathered Buildings in Pen, Ink & Watercolor [NOOK Book]

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Capture the Beauty & Charm of Wonderful Weathered Buildings!

Paint may fade and iron may rust, but the character of buildings strengthens with age. Join Claudia Nice as she shows you how to portray the mellow hues, weathered wood, cracked windowpanes and other imperfections that make old buildings perfectly wonderful subjects to paint.

Using the exciting combination of pen, ink and watercolor, Claudia will help you discover the joy of ...

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Painting Weathered Buildings in Pen, Ink & Watercolor

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Overview

Capture the Beauty & Charm of Wonderful Weathered Buildings!

Paint may fade and iron may rust, but the character of buildings strengthens with age. Join Claudia Nice as she shows you how to portray the mellow hues, weathered wood, cracked windowpanes and other imperfections that make old buildings perfectly wonderful subjects to paint.

Using the exciting combination of pen, ink and watercolor, Claudia will help you discover the joy of painting barns, farmhouses, painted ladies, southern mansions and other beautiful classic buildings. Like a treasured artist's journal, this book is filled with art, inspiration and handwritten notes, along with Claudia's friendly, step-by-step instruction.

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An abundantly illustrated guide to the author's techniques for portraying weathered wood, cracked windowpanes, and other facets of old buildings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440320026
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 5/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 143
  • Sales rank: 626,037
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Popular among both fine artists and decorative painters, Claudia Nice is known for her friendly, unintimidating art instruction. With over 400,000 copies sold, her nine bestselling North Light titles include Creating Textures in Pen and Ink with Watercolor, How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal, and most recently, Creating Creatures of Fantasy and Imagination.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Chapter 1 Materials and Techniques 10
Chapter 2 Sketching the Subject 30
Chapter 3 Weathered Wood and Rusting Iron 48
Chapter 4 Faded and Peeling Paint 68
Chapter 5 Windows to the Past 86
Chapter 6 Brick, Adobe and Stone 102
Chapter 7 Pillars and Gingerbread 124
Index 144
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