Putting People in Your Paintings

Putting People in Your Paintings

by Laurel Hart

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Capture the essence of people in your paintings

Add a personal touch to you watercolors with 11 step-by-step demonstrations that cover people in a variety of scenes and situations. Award-winning artist, Laurel Hart, gives you the techniques you need to capture the living, breathing essence of people. Inside you'll find:

   • Tips for seeing the basic shapes of your subject using lighting and shading techniques
   • Easy methods for successful design and composition
   • Techniques for translating photographs into compelling, beautiful paintings
   • Complete instruction for placing people in settings including cityscapes, landscapes and interiors

Laurel guides you through the process with practical tips, chapter summaries and motivational "Hart-felt insights" that will inspire you to see the beauty of your subject and transfer your emotional response to watercolor. Putting People in Your Paintings gives you all the tools you need to make your paintings come alive!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440319761
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/17/2007
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Award-winning artist Laurel Hart has studied with some of watercolor's most famous names, and she's a signature member of the National Watercolor Society. Her work has appeared in countless juried exhibitions, as well as The Artist's Magazine, Splash 8 and Watercolor Discoveries.

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