Watercolor: Watercolor 1

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Walter Foster Publishing, 2003 - Art - 32 pages
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In this book, Caroline Linscott offers the perfect introduction to the exciting world of watercolor! Inside Watercolor 1, you will find an array of beautiful paintings that will inspire you to explore the medium further. Caroline covers a range of popular subjects as she introduces a number of basic art concepts and painting techniques, all clearly explained and illustrated. You will master techniques for adding texture, creating special effects, and using color to convey emotion. Then you will be ready for Watercolor 2, where you will find step-by-step demonstrations to help you further your painting skills.

 

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Contents

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Title
Contents
1
Choosing Your Painting Materials
2
Start with a Sketch
4
Creating Soft Blends
6
Adding Detail
8
Butterfly Fantasy
16
Special Techniques
18
Painting Outdoors
20
Composing Dynamic Paintings
22
Adding Life to Still Life
24
Rendering Water
26
Painting Fur and Feathers
28
Capturing the Charm of Children
30

Color Creates Moods
10
Focus on Flowers
12
Looking at Leaves
14

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About the author (2003)

William F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA.

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