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Watercolour Tips and Techniques-Successful and Creative Washes

Watercolour Tips and Techniques - Successful and Creative Washes by Barry Herniman
Publisher: Search Press
Edition: Paperback
Publication: 21 June 2007
ISBN 10: 1844481484
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844481484
Size: 216 x 292 mm
Illustrations: 250
Pages: 96

Everything you ever wanted to know about watercolour washes! Barry Herniman's new book helps you to make your watercolour paintings successful. From simple wash techniques through to more complex and rewarding paintings, this book has something for everyone.

Watercolours are ideal for creating light, fresh and spontaneous paintings, and this book shows you how to maximise the effects you can achieve. Barry Herniman helps you to fill your paintings with light and colour, using quick and simple watercolour techniques. Barry's infectious enthusiasm means that this book brims over with dozens of helpful hints, tips and points of advice. Try out your new skills in five varied and inspirational step-by-step projects, including a glorious sunset, a peaceful bridge scene and a romantic evening by the church.

About The Author

Barry Herniman worked as a draughtsman and surveyor before emigrating to South Africa. He then took up a career in advertising and travelled throughout South America and the USA before returning to the UK in 1980. He worked with the Countryside Commission and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust before becoming a full-time student at the Gloucester College of Art and Technology where he gained a Higher Diploma in Information Design. He became a member of the Chartered Society of Designers in 1986 and formed his own graphics company in 1988. His first solo exhibition of watercolours was in Ross-0n-Wye in 1991 and he soon went on to pursue painting full time. He now travels extensively tutoring workshops and demonstrations and has had exhibitions in England, Canada and the USA. Barry won the Artist of the Year Award for the SAA in 2001 and the Harper Collins Award Patchings 2000. His hobbies include travelling, walking and playing the mandolin.

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