Publisher Search Press
Format BC Hardback wiro + 6 watercolour paper sheets
Dimensions 216mm x 280mm
Page Extent 102
Pub Date August 2018
Use the pre-printed outlines on the watercolour paper provided to create six beautiful landscape paintings, and learn all the skills you need to become an accomplished artist.
This inspiring watercolour landscapes book is part of the exciting and innovative Paint Pad Artist series. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced artist you will be amazed at how quickly you will acquire the skills needed to produce beautiful paintings, and with the initial outlines for six stunning projects provided on high-quality watercolour paper, you can start creating amazing works of art straight away.
Written by professional artist and tutor Grahame Booth, this guide begins with notes on how to use the pre-printed watercolour paper to achieve the best results, and how to make copies of the outlines should you want to attempt the projects again.
Following this there is a short what you need section, enabling you to gather together the paints, brushes and basic equipment required before you start painting, and some brief guidance on general techniques such as how to hold the brush, how to add water to your paint and how to mix colour, plus how to frame and display your work.
The six stunning step-by-step projects that follow build in difficulty as you work through the book, introducing new techniques as they are used and incorporating numerous handy hints and tips from the author to help you progress on your painting journey. The six sheets of artist-quality watercolour paper are pre-printed with the initial outline drawing for each of the projects, enabling you to start painting straight-away and giving you the best possible chance of achieving a successful painting.
About the Author
Painting exclusively in watercolour, Grahame Booth tutors workshops and holiday courses in Ireland and abroad. He is a popular demonstrator for art clubs and his success is reflected in many national and international awards. His work is featured in books, videos and art magazines, including Artist and Illustrators. Grahame is a member of the SAA and is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His work is represented in private and public collections including Belfast City Council, Ulster Independent Clinic and the Office of the Mayor of Annapolis, Maryland. He is Past President of the Ulster Watercolour Society.
Grahame works in a relatively loose, traditional style. His subject range is international, and his use of colour, light and shadow are particularly impressive. He is the author of Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Street Scenes (Search Press, 2017), and he is a contributing author to Artist's Painting Techniques (DK, 2016).
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