Contemporary Watercolors: A Guide to Current Materials, Mediums, and Techniques

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Walter Foster Publishing, 2012 - Art - 64 pages

This addition to the Artist's Studio series gives artists of all skill levels a current look at tools and techniques in the world of watercolor. From selecting brushes and paper to experimenting with a variety of mediums, readers can discover all they need to know to build their library of materials and start painting right away. To inspire creativity, the book highlights products that affect the consistency, sheen, and texture of the paint, including iridescent medium and impasto gel. Also, the book features world-renowned art materials brand Winsor & Newton, introducing artists to a broad range of high-quality products that are easy to find in any art & craft store.

 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Paintbrushes
10
Mixing Palettes
18
Mediums
34
Gallery of Techniques
51
About the Artists
64
Copyright

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Winsor & Newton has built its reputation on the quality and reliability of its products, combined with continual product development, improvement, and innovation. Winsor & Newton was founded in 1832 by Henry Newton and William Winsor, who were involved with the leading artists of their time. To this day, Winsor & Newton strives to keep up with the latest developments in the art world and takes an active interest in what artists have to say.

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