Watercolour is the oldest of all paint media and remains the most popular for those wanting to learn to paint today. The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolour provides a methodical introduction to the subject, introducing the essential materials and techniques, as well as explaining how to construct sound drawings as the basis for development into paintings.
Introduction: getting started, stretching paper, washes and techniques, colour, shapes, perspective, composition.
Landscapes: Composing, trees and foliage, skies and creating atmosphere, painting water, tips for painting on location.
Buildings: Different types of buildings, sketching details, building in watercolour.
Still Life: Setting up, textures and details, leaves and petals, still life in watercolour.
People and portraits: Proportion and measurement, drawing the head, informal portraits, sketchbook studies, children and babies, a portrait in watercolour.
Animals: basic shapes, sketching animals, details and textures, tips on painting animals.
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