- Publisher: Search Press (2022-03-08)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 200 pages
- ISBN-13: 9781782219101
- Item Weight: 796.64 grams
- Dimensions: 11.13 x 8.63 x 0.54 cm
6 full-size pre-drawn tracings help you paint watercolor landscapes from scratch, with world renowned artist Matthew Palmer.
Bestselling, author, artist and teacher Matthew Palmer guides you, the absolute painting beginner, through your first steps in watercolor and shows what incredible landscapes can be achieved in this exciting medium.
Step-by-step exercises, mini projects and 6 longer projects help you to build essential skills and allow you to produce a range of landscapes you will be proud of. Vital drawing skills are explained and demonstrated, along with key techniques such as including the application of resists; color mixing; applying natural-looking foliage to trees and woodlands; use of dry-brush technique in depicting intricate detail, and using scratch-out techniques to add sparkle and movement to water.
A huge wealth of finished paintings provide ideas and inspiration for your own future watercolor work. This is a new and extended edition of Matthew Palmer's Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting (2018).
About the Author
Matthew Palmer is a renowned demonstrator of watercolour painting, and his classes are particularly popular with beginners. He has been painting seriously for over twenty years and specializes in landscapes, still life and animals. He has his own studio at his home in Derbyshire, UK and teaches hundreds of people each week, as well as running watercolour workshops and holidays. He has many personal exhibitions, participates in several art shows and appears regularly on television as well as on his own internet-based art show at www.watercolour.tv