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The Encyclopedia Of Watercolour Techniques

The Encyclopedia Of Watercolour Techniques by Hazel Harrison
Publisher: Search Press
Edition: Paperback
ISBN 10: 1844480364
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844480364
Size: 222 x 222 mm
Illustrations: 600
Pages: 192

Watercolour is an enormously popular painting medium and an increasing number of artists are choosing it in preference to other mediums, exploiting it in inventive and creative ways for every possible subject. This book covers the subject of watercolour in the broad sense of the term, suggesting ways of working with gouache and acrylic as well as explaining the time-honoured technique associated with transparent watercolour.

· Encourages the artist to try out new techniques and to discover successful new approaches to difficult subjects · Advice on working in gouache and acrylic as well as watercolour, and on combining different media · Dispels once and for all the myth that there is a 'correct' way of painting in watercolour · Painting by artists in widely differing styles show how the techniques are applied and provide inspiration

Step-by-step photography offers demonstrations of more than 35 techniques Explores traditional watercolour as well as more experimental methods Features a gallery of finished works from professional artist

About The Author

Hazel Harrison is a practising artist who works in all painting media, often using her own photographs as a source of reference. She studied painting at the Guildford School of Art and the Royal Academy of Painting in London. Hazel lives in a small village in the Peak District, and divides her time between painting and writing art instruction books.

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