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Watercolor Depth and Realism : 5 Simple Techniques for Adding Dimension to Your Paintings - Laurie Humble

Watercolor Depth and Realism

5 Simple Techniques for Adding Dimension to Your Paintings

Hardcover

Published: 26th December 2008
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Take your work to a whole new dimension

Whether you are painting sweeping vistas or intimate still life's, it's the illusion of dimension that pulls viewers in and really makes your painting pop. Now you can learn the secrets to achieving a convincing sense of depth.

Award-winning artist Laurie Humble shares five essential techniques for creating an engaging, push-and-pull dynamic that will enhance your centre of interest and give your artwork a realistic, three-dimensional effect.

Three lessons transcend style and medium, and can be applied to any painting - either from conception or as a way of rescuing a piece that has fallen flat - for results that really stand out.

12 exercises and mini-demonstrations illustrate the basics of achieving depth and realism.

6 complete, step-by-step painting projects show techniques applied to a variety of subjects 6 before-and-after examples illustrate the dramatic difference these concepts can make in a painting.

About the Author

Laurie Humble's watercolours have appeared in more than fifty National and International Exhibitions. Her work has garnered numerous awards. Her work was the subject of a feature article, entitled "Three Key Elements of a Successful Painting : Focal Point, Composition, and Depth," in the March 2005 issue of American Artist Magazine.

ISBN: 9781600610455
ISBN-10: 1600610455
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 26th December 2008
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.744