The Practical Encyclopedia of Watercolour (The Practical Encyclopedia of)

The Practical Encyclopedia of Watercolour (The Practical Encyclopedia of)

by WendyJelbert (Author)


Quickly master all the practical aspects of watercolour painting with this comprehensive practical encyclopedia. An informative introduction details all the necessary equipment you will need, from brushes to paints and paper, and lays out all the basic techniques, including the different strokes, washes, and how to mix the paints to create the right palette. This instructive painting course then has over 20 step-by-step projects to help you to put the basics into practice. There are projects to challenge beginners, and others for intermediate painters, grouped by subject - landscapes, still-life, animals and portraits - and by complexity to explore more experimental methods and skills. There is something for water-colourists of all abilities to learn in this accessible book, which will help them take advantage of the medium's considerable potential.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Published: 31 Oct 2003

ISBN 10: 0754812251
ISBN 13: 9780754812258

Author Bio
Wendy Jelbert works in a wide variety of media, from watercolour and gouache to acrylics and oils. She is an accredited demonstrator for a number of international art supply manufacturers, including Caran d'Ache, Swan Stabilo and Windsor and Newton. An experienced teacher of painting at all levels, she runs regular courses from her home in Hampshire and is also a regular tutor at a number of leading residential UI art centres. She is also the author of a number of books.