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Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner By Mark Willenbrink

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner

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This watercolour painting course takes the beginner from the absolute basics through to a series of carefully graded projects. The book is divided into four sections, starting with an introduction to the materials and how to set up a studio and gives useful advice for painting outdoors.

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Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear and Easy Guide to Successful Painting by Mark Willenbrink

This watercolour painting course takes the beginner from the absolute basics through to a series of carefully graded projects. The book is divided into four sections, starting with an introduction to the materials and how to set up a studio and gives useful advice for painting outdoors. The last section contains a series of painting demonstrations which develop in complexity while gradually introducing new techniques and ideas.

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About Mark Willenbrink


Mark Willenbrink writes and illustrates articles for watercolour magazines and teaches courses on drawing and watercolour techniques. He started as a commercial artist, worked as a freelance illustrator and is now a full-time artist.

Table of Contents


Introduction 1 Gather the Materials Paints; Palettes; Paper; Brushes; Stocking your Studio; Painting in Your Studio; Painting Outdoors; Discussing Materials 2 Learn the Basics Structural Drawing; Measuring; Drawing Linear Perspective; Understanding Value; Making a Value Scale; Understanding Colour Intensity; Painting Atmospheric Perspective; Understanding Colour; Complementary and Analogous Colours and Colour Temperature; Making a Colour Wheel; Planning Composition; Following the Painting Process; Discussing Basic Principles 3 Practise the Techniques Mixing Paint and Handling Brushes; Painting Wet-on-wet, Wet-on-dry and Drybrushing; Applying a Flat, Graduated and Variegated Wash; Something's wrong with my wash; Positive and Negative Painting; Creating Texture; Matting and Framing; Discussing Techniques 4 Let's Paint! Getting Ready; Structural Drawing; Painting with One Colour and Three Colours; Positive and Negative Painting; Developing Composition; Using a Colour Scheme; Painting a Landscape, Still Life and Still Life with Vegetables Glossary Index

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GOR003300638
Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear and Easy Guide to Successful Painting by Mark Willenbrink
Mark Willenbrink
Used - Very Good
Paperback
David & Charles
2003-10-30
128
0715313967
9780715313961
N/A
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