Watercolor for the Fun of It - Painting People

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North Light Books, Jan 6, 2005 - Art - 96 pages
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The perfect book for learning how to paint people!

For beginning artists, painting family and friends can be one of the most challenging techniques to master; however, Painting People will change that! This sixth and final book in the Watercolor for the Fun of It series provides simple, basic instruction using the author's easy-to-emulate realistic style.

Michaelin Otis provides 13 step-by-step demonstrations that show adults and children in various poses including head and shoulders, seated, standing, group compositions, and profiles. You'll learn how to draw and compose your subjects, mix skin tones and hair colors, and how to make a great painting using photographs. A Quick-Start Guide provides an overview of the materials you'll need and the book's glossary will familiarize you with watercolor terms.

With this easy-to-use instruction guide, you can start having fun painting your loved ones today!

 

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Contents

Drawing and Shapes
16
Painting Skin and Hair
30
Working from Photos
38
Painting Adults
46
Painting Children
70
Conclusion
92
Index
94
Copyright

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