Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes
Transform Ordinary Places Into Extraordinary ScenesBook - 2014
Learn the Art of Seeing and tap into the beauty of the everyday! The scenes around you don't have to be perfect to inspire beautiful watercolour paintings. In Painting Beautiful Watercolour Landscapes, Joyce Hicks shows you how to transform ordinary landscapes into gorgeous, lush works of art. First you'll learn to look differently at the world around you by slowing down and seeing beauty in the everyday to find settings you can't wait to paint. Then, by learning to understand design elements and principles, use colour and make the most of artistic license, you'll gain the confidence you need to create light-filled watercolour landscapes. Finally, Joyce shows you how to add fine details to make the painting distinctly yours. With Painting Beautiful Watercolour Landscapes, you will: Discover your inspiration in a scene by training yourself to see it differently and creating a workable simplified composition. Practice techniques like glazing, colour mixing, developing an inviting composition and more. Complete 12 step-by-step projects to create you signature watercolour style. Begin to paint from the sacred place within...with Painting Beautiful Watercolour Landscapes. | In our fast-paced lives today, it seems the art of seeing is often lost. This book invites readers to slow down, and find beauty in the everyday; then provides information on reference materials, using design principles, using colour, creating interest and using finishing techniques for beautiful watercolours. Learn to distill and process a scene from inspiration to finished work of art while becoming increasingly comfortable with the watercolour medium, painting with freedom and confidence on the path to developing your own signature style. | The scenes around you don't have to be perfect to inspire beautiful watercolour paintings. In Painting Beautiful Watercolour Landscapes, Joyce Hicks shows you how to transform ordinary landscapes into gorgeous, lush works of art.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc., 
Characteristics: 127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Watercolor landscapes
Call Number: 751.422436 HIC