Published in association with The Artist magazine, this superbly illustrated book looks at many of the common problems encountered when using the popular painting medium of watercolour. Twelve well-known professional artists provide practical and straightforward expert solutions.
The Artist magazine is one of the most respected art magazines for amateur painters. This book, based on its popular problem solving column, offers expert advice of interest to every watercolour artist.
Watercolour is the most popular painting medium of all but many leisure painters find themselves held back by frustrating pitfalls. Here, a variety of professional artists provide helpful solutions to many of the most frequently asked questions. Superb illustrations help to ensure that the advice is not only practical and straightforward, but also inspiring.
Numerous topics are covered, including: finding new subjects, working from sketches, mixing watercolours effectively and portraying difficult subjects such as fabric and sunlight. A variety of popular subjects are also included, from landscapes and seascapes to still life, interiors, people, buildings and flowers.
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