Fully illustrated with David Bellamy’s evocative watercolors, this helpful resource is designed to offer more advanced instruction for developing painters. The preparatory planning stages of constructing a painting are addressed along with advice on choosing materials and settings. Guidelines are also provided on how to give your paintings more impact through imaginative composition, lighting, and mood, along with tips for using more exciting techniques. A number of practical exercises and several step-by-step demonstrations designed to hone specific skills are also provided.
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In Developing Your Watercolors, the emphasis is on the importance of direct observation and those techniques that will enable you to build on your existing skills. The book is designed to encourage a sense of achievement at every stage. The first section looks at suitable art materials and getting the most out of sketching and painting a location, while the second part is concerned with using source material effectively. Bellamy then moves on to a discussion of color and techniques and concludes with suggestions for continuing your progress and exploring new directions. Superbly illustrated with David Bellamy’s own paintings, this is an excellent source of instruction and inspiration for all aspiring watercolorists.About the Author:
David Bellamy is a successful watercolor artist and the author of several art instruction books, including Collins Learn to Paint Watercolour Landscapes, Collins Learn to Paint Watercolour with the Experts, and David Bellamy’s Coastal Landscapes.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007273452