"Travels with Watercolour" is a book for every watercolour painter who loves to travel - whether it's the English coast or India - and wants to make the most of painting on location. Packed with practical advice, as well as 150 of Lucy Willis' beautiful paintings, it provides all the information necessary for the painter to plan and enjoy painting - wherever their travels take them. The book covers: equipment, including how to travel light by using a limited palette of colours, how to make the best use of a sketchbook, and the most practical way to carry watercolour paper; the practical aspects of choosing locations - how to deal with inquisitive onlookers, unfamiliar weather conditions, and how to respect the cultures of other countries; and, the watercolour techniques that are best suited to location work, enabling the painter to capture a scene quickly and effectively.It also tells what to paint, from dramatic skies in Tanzania to bathers on the beach in Cornwall; and how to follow up location work back at home, using sketches, photographs and notes to develop paintings made on location or create new ones.Lucy Willis' techniques for painting anywhere is new in paperback. It offers tips on the best watercolour techniques to be used on location; tells how to follow up location sketches and photos when painting back at home; and stunning paintings from one of the most popular watercolourists.
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Batsford (28 Feb 2009)
Product Dimensions: 26.9 x 21.3 x 1.5 cm
|Quantity : Pack||Single|
|Books & DVDs : Subject||General|
|Books & DVDs : Medium||Watercolour|
|Books & DVDs : Author/Artist||Lucy Willis, Robin Capon|
|To use with||Watercolour|
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