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10-Minute Watercolours (Collins Gem)

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007554958

Category: Art

Page: 192

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This handy, practical and inspirational little book is perfect for the pocket or art bag. It shows watercolour painters of all levels how to loosen up their paintings and maintain spontaneity by painting simple watercolour studies in no more than 10 minutes.

Learn Watercolour Quickly

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN: 9781849941402

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 8399

The best-selling author and artist distills key elements of creating effective watercolor paintings, providing step-by-step instructions for beginner techniques while covering such topics as perspective, lighting and shading.

The Essence of Watercolour

The secrets and techniques of watercolour painting revealed

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849944776

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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A paperback reissue Hazel Soan's classic practical art book. Hazel Soan is a well-known and popular artist and an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher. In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully versatile and beguiling the medium of watercolour is and how to get the most out of it. Hazel stresses how important it is to understand the characteristics of the medium in order to exploit it to the full. She encourages the reader to explore the properties of watercolour and to be unafraid of strength of colour and brushstroke. Hazel shows through demonstration and projects that tone is king in watercolour and illustrates how to paint light with the use of shade. Armed with this understanding she demonstrates that watercolour is not such an unforgiving medium after all: accidents and mistakes can be disguised, overridden and corrected. The Essence of Watercolour is a culmination of many years of Hazel's teaching and demonstrating, in which she offers inspirational insights into the secrets of watercolour painting and encourages artists to take their art to the next level.

Watercolour Rainbow

Exploring the Colours in Your Palette

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849941242

Category: Colors

Page: 144

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Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow is an inspiring yet practical book on colour. She sets out to encourage and inspire all watercolour artists to make really radiant and colourful paintings. Hazel takes each main colour in the palette in turn and shows how to use the pigments to their maximum effect with lots of practical hints and tips throughout, as well as projects to show how the colours work in practice. All artists, whatever their level, seek advice on how to improve their paintings and this exciting book will inspire all watercolourists to use their palette to the maximum effect. The book includes: Colour Rules; The Pigments; Transparency and Opacity; Mixing Colours; The Yellows, The Reds, The Blues, The Greens, The Browns, The Blacks and Greys, The Whites; The End of the Rainbow.

Landscapes in Watercolour (Collins 30-Minute Painting)

Author: Paul Talbot-Greaves

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007548990

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 7248

This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful watercolour landscapes in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint.

Learn to Paint People Quickly

A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils

Author: Haze Soan

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849944636

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 3118

A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of painting lively crowd scenes or portraits of loved ones can be picked up faster than you think. In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about figurative painting in an accessible way. She advises on how to paint people in a variety of poses and settings, dealing with the theories of colour and light in a way that beginners will understand and more experienced painters will find invaluable. She also guides you through ways to insert people into your pre-existing painting to bring them to life; scenes like urban streets and on the beach are explored. Subjects like how to paint portraits and getting to grips with body proportion and perspective are also covered. Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.

People in Watercolour (Collins 30-Minute Painting)

Author: Trevor Waugh

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007548982

Category: Art

Page: 96

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This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful watercolour paintings of people in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint.

Everyday Watercolor

Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days

Author: Jenna Rainey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0399579729

Category: ART

Page: 224

View: 3197

A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces. This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light.

Sketching (Collins Gem)

Author: Jackie Simmonds

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007554931

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 6994

An essential little ebook – perfect for the pocket or art bag – covering all practical aspects of sketching and drawing. Sketching is a skill that every artist needs to master and this handy book shows you how in a very clear and simple way.

Flowers in Watercolour

Author: Trevor Waugh

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007268504

Category: Flowers in art

Page: 96

View: 2102

Many people think they don't have enough time to paint, but in this attractive guide Trevor Waugh encourages quick and simple learning. By working with just a few materials and focusing on just the key techniques it is possible to paint successful flowers in watercolour in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously.With clear, easy-to-follow advice and ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this book provides a perfect introduction to painting flowers in watercolour quickly and easily. Key features include quick tips, handy checklists, practical projects, simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.

Watercolour Tips (Collins Gem)

Author: Ian King

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007551231

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 3639

Packed full of tips for the aspiring watercolourist, its handy format makes it ideal for quick reference either in the studio or out in the field.

Watercolour Flower Painting Workshop

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780007121687

Category: Botanical illustration

Page: 128

View: 8778

The aim of this book is to inspire amateur artists to create beautiful flower paintings in watercolour by developing their own style right from the start. With this in mind, the book contains plenty of instruction on essential watercolour techniques and methods, and includes the following key features: projects - practical projects, with a system of self-assessment to monitor progress; demonstrations - developing a painting step-by-step; exercises - additional exercises to put theory into practice; ideas - flowers with still life, in garden settings, close-up compositions, flowers in the landscape, flower portraits and studies; and inspiration - a wide selection of flower paintings to show different styles and techniques. The book features paintings by the author and a number of other well-known contemporary artists, including John Lidzey, Shirley Trevena and Ann Blockley. It adopts a workshop approach, with practical projects, exercises and step-by-step demos.

Collins Artist's Little Book of Inspiration

Author: HAZEL. SOAN

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008320751

Category:

Page: 128

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An attractive, highly illustrated little sourcebook of ideas and practical exercises, Collins Artist's Little Book of Inspiration is for artists looking for new creativity. Through a combination of practical instruction, illustrated projects and step-by-step demonstrations in watercolour, oil and acrylic, popular artist Hazel Soan explains how to develop your observational skills and unleash your creativity.The book shows you how to find inspiration all around you - 'seeing' like an artist, recognizing potential subjects and considering new approaches. Hazel Soan encourages you to experiment with papers and other surfaces, refresh your palette and understand what different materials can achieve.From concept to composition let this little book be your guide to what to include in your work, how to be creative with colour and utilize tone and texture. Learn to see the world around you and the art materials you use in a new light, with ideas to inspire you around the house, out and about and on your wider travels. This attractive book also contains inspiring gallery pages which reveal how other artists have found new approaches to their chosen subjects.

The Encyclopedia of Watercolour Landscape Techniques

A Comprehensive A-z Directory of Techniques, With an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855329990

Category: Art

Page: 176

View: 6817

Containing dozens of different landscapes, this comprehensive reference includes the necessary, detailed information and techniques for artists of all skill levels to master landscape painting. Beginning artists are instructed on fundamental methodologies, while more advanced painters receive exposure to the various ways to approach a subject. A gallery of paintings that cover a variety of landscape subjects is provided and includes clouds, cliffs, bridges, and sunsets. An invaluable resource, this sourcebook will delight artists interested in learning or honing their craft of painting landscapes.

Learn Colour In Painting Quickly

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849944793

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 4148

Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan presents a concise and approachable guide to colour in painting. Whether you are using watercolour, oils or acrylic, Learn Colour In Painting Quickly demonstrates how to make the most of colour in your painting. The book is filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step exercises, and written in an accessible way for all artists to learn about colour. The book begins with the Basics of Colour: what it is, how pigments are made and our emotional responses to colour, it then moves on to The Colours in the Palette: properties of different colours, transparent and opaque colours and granulating and sedimentary colours. Next comes Warm and Cool Colours: how colours are classified and how to use temperature bias. The Interaction of Colours looks at which colours work best together and how to use a colour wheel. In The Mixing of Colours, Hazel explains the differences between mixing on palette and paper and how to blend by eye, as well as primary and secondary colours and layering. The Effect of Light and Shade on Colour looks at how depth and form are created by tone. Finally, Hazel looks at suggested colour palettes and winning colour combinations. Illustrated with Hazel’s magnificent, colourful paintings, and with exercises and expert guidance throughout, this book is the perfect way to master colour in your painting.

Learn Oils Quickly

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849943116

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 2706

Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of oil painting can be picked up faster than you think. And, mistakes can be corrected much more easily in oils than any other painting medium, making it ideal for beginners. Hazel’s concise book explains everything you need to know about oils in an accessible way. She advises on the materials you need (keeping things to a minimum), mixing colours and teaches the basic brush techniques and how to use a palette knife. The subjects covered range from still life, flowers, animals, landscapes, figures and portraits. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint in oils very quickly.

Light and Shade in Watercolour

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849945264

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 312

Popular artist Hazel Soan focuses on one of the most important aspects of painting - how to portray light, atmosphere and mood in watercolour paintings.

Watercolours

Author: Fiona Peart

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007256495

Category: Watercolor painting

Page: 96

View: 6834

Many people think they don't have enough time to paint, but in this attractive guide Fiona Peart encourages quick and simple learning. By working with just a few materials and focusing on just the key techniques it is possible to achieve successful paintings in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously.All the main topics are covered, from choosing the right equipment, learning about brush strokes and the key techniques to using colour, emphasizing tone, direct painting and deciding on a subject. There are practical projects and step-by-step demonstrations as well as helpful tips and checklists. Subjects covered include still life, boats, water, flowers, landscapes, people, animals and buildings.With clear, easy-to-follow advice and plenty of ideas presented in a simple approachable way, this book provides a perfect introduction to painting watercolours quickly and easily.

The Artist's Color Guide - Watercolor

Understanding Palette, Pigments and Properties

Author: Hazel Soan

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440335297

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 7708

The Artist's Color Guide - Watercolor is an inspiring yet practical guide to using color. Experienced artist and teacher Hazel Soan takes each color of the rainbow and demonstrates how to use the pigments to maximum effect and with lots of practical hints and tips. By exploring all the colors of the palette, this book aims to broaden the knowledge of every watercolor artist-- whatever their experience level-- so they can approach choosing and mixing colors with confidence and achieve the most striking results in their paintings.

Water Paper Paint

Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media

Author: Heather Smith Jones

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610594835

Category: Art

Page: 156

View: 3708

This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field book of inspiration, creative ideas, how to's, and projects, all from an artist's perspective. Each creative exercise features a technique, shows step-by-step photographs, and includes a clever idea for a gift or project that can be made from the painted samples.

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