This bumper volume brings together four of the most popular titles from the Collins Learn to Paint series, creating a complete practical guide to watercolour painting. Beginners will find inspiring expert guidance to help them get started on this fascinating pastime.
Learn to Paint Watercolours with the Experts combines the expertise of four acclaimed and well-known artists and teachers.
Top TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw introduces the reader to the indispensable art of sketch, both as a work in its own right and as the foundation for a later painting.
Expert painter David Bellamy takes the reader into the accessible outdoors, with his inspiring section on painting landscapes.
Internationally renowned artist Ron Ranson helps the reader to create more memorable watercolours by guiding them through the painting of skies, essential to adding atmosphere to a landscape.
Finally, acclaimed TV artist Hazel Soan helps the reader to experiment with colour to create vibrant and professional-looking effects.
The easy-to follow guide has tips on choosing materials and equipment and clear practical advice on watercolour techniques. It is packed with step-by-step demonstrations, exercises, helpful instruction and professional hints, as well as over 400 stunning colour illustrations.
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Alwyn Crawshaw has written over 25 books on art instruction, all published by HarperCollins. He has a huge following among amateur painters and has made 8 successful TV series on Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel, as well as many videos on painting. Amongst other acheivements, Alwyn founded the Society of Amateur Artists, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a past president of the National Acrylic Painters’ Association. He regularly contributes to Leisure Painter magazine.
David Bellamy is well known for his atmospheric watercolour paintings, which can be found in private collections around the world, and is the author of several books published by HarperCollins. Highly regarded as a teacher of art, he has a tremendous following among amateur painters, runs extremely popular courses and workshops and has produced a number of successful videos on watercolour painting.
Hazel Soan is a successful artist with an international reputation. She divides her studio time between London and Cape Town, exhibits her work widely, and her paintings can be found in collections worldwide. She is the author of 7 books on painting, regularly contributes to art magazines, and runs very popular painting holidays. She was an Art Expert on Channel 4’s Watercolour Challenge and has made a number of other radio and TV appearances both in the UK and abroad.
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Descrizione libro Collins, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0007153554
Descrizione libro Collins, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0007153554