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Watercolour Landscapes - Richard Taylor

Watercolour Landscapes

Paperback Published: 1st May 2004
ISBN: 9781843401933
Number Of Pages: 368

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This book is the perfect companion for the watercolour landscape painter. Richard Taylor looks at each element of the landscape in turn. He moves from small details, such as a quick painting of his backpack, drawn in a break from walking, to wide sweeping panoramas. Richard advises on the best tools and materials to work with and gives tips on how to travel light on painting trips. He explores the wide range of effects possible with different brushstrokes and washes: for example, how to blot and sponge your work to remove paint or create texture, how to use 'broken' brushstrokes and how to bleed contrasting colours. Detailed annotation points out key areas of interest for each painting showing, for example, how a wash has been used to create shadows in still water, or how paper has been left blank to represent the tops of clouds. Alongside each painting you'll find the palette of colours used, with advice on combining colours for best effect. Step-by-step demonstrations show basic watercolour techniques in action and longer projects reveal how Richard develops a fully-realised painting. Packed with invaluable hints and tips and illustrated with the author's inspiring watercolours,

ISBN: 9781843401933
ISBN-10: 1843401932
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 17.7  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.04
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised