Watercolour Innovations features the work of 8 of today's leading professional artists, known for their innovative approach to watercolour painting, and is ideal for painters with some experience who are looking to take the next step in their work. The artists featured are: Michael Morgan / Jackie Devereux / Ray Evans / Richard Plincke / Catherine Brennand / Roger Dellar / Terry McKivragan / Laura Reiter Jackie Simmonds reveals how they use watercolour in unusual and creative ways. She explores their ideas and sources of inspiration, explains their choice of materials, and describes the wide range of techniques that they use so expressively. By sharing their knowledge and providing generous insights into their techniques and working methods, they offer amateur painters looking for new challenges a rare opportunity to learn from them and to develop their own watercolour skills more confidently. The book contains a number of features to encourage artists to progress in their watercolour painting. These include: / Practical projects - encouraging thought-provoking and enjoyable work / Paintings-in-progress - revealing the professional's approach to a watercolour / Artist's secrets - offering personal tips and unexpected insights / Highlighted details - focusing close-up on specific techniques In addition, the wide variety of styles, subject matter and techniques reflected in the artists' paintings provides a rich source of inspiration, as well as pleasure. With practical advice combined with a fine selection of contemporary watercolours, Watercolour Innovations is an invaluable guide for painters who wish to develop their work in a more innovative way.
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Jackie Simmonds started painting in her thirties, attending art school as a full-time 'mature student', and is now a busy and successful painter as well as an art instruction author. She exhibits her original works regularly in galleries in London and the UK, and reproductions of her work are sold worldwide. An excellent communicator, Jackie writes for The Artist magazine and runs occasional workshops and painting holidays. She is also the author of three other books and has made six art instruction videos.
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Book Description Collins, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007177828