Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

With Mark Willenbrink's golden touch, new artists really can have fun while they master the basics of watercolor. This highly visual guide shows absolute beginners how to express their creative sides through painting.Even people who've never picked up a brush will be amazed at how easy it is to complete their first project. This book walks readers through such essential topics as materials, value, color and composition. There are also helpful demonstrations on proper brush technique and planning a painting.In the second part of the book, Willenbrink leads budding artists through 15 rewarding projects. Readers are sure to come away with a painting they'd be proud to give as a gift or hang on the wall!

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : North Light Books
Release : 2003-10-07
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : PSU:000060627032


Watercolour For The Absolute Beginner

Watercolour For The Absolute Beginner

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Author : Palmer
Publisher : Search Press Limited
Release : 2014
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781800930476


Watercolor 101

Watercolor 101

A practical and entertaining introduction to the art of watercolor for aspiring painters offers expert advice on how to select painting supplies and equipment, the diverse brush strokes and techniques, perspective and color values, and how to paint still lifes, landscapes, and other subject matter.

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Genre : Art
Author : Jeanette Robertson
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company
Release : 2007
Total Pages : 124 Pages
ISBN : 1402723520


The Absolute Beginner S Big Book Of Drawing And Painting

The Absolute Beginner S Big Book Of Drawing And Painting

Everyone can draw and paint, including you! Even if you have never drawn or painted before, you can start creating your own beautiful artwork. Let the Willenbrinks show you how! Beginning with materials and basic techniques, these pages will teach you everything you need to know to get started in drawing, watercolors and oil painting. Follow along with 75+ demonstrations and mini-demonstrations as you learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of subjects: people, landscapes, buildings, still life and more. Every essential art topic is covered, from sketching and shading to composition and color. Simple step-by-step instruction and many enormously useful lessons and tips will have you making your own masterpieces in no time! You may be an absolute beginner, but great results are absolutely within reach!

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-08-12
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9781440337611


Drawing Portraits For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing Portraits For The Absolute Beginner

Open this book as an absolute beginner, and come away as a proud portrait artist! Mark and Mary Willenbrink's Absolute Beginner books have helped thousands of novices tap into their inner artists. In this book, Mark and Mary help the beginning artist take on portraits, showing that absolutely anyone can draw faces. Their encouraging, easy-to-follow instruction style makes learning fun—you'll be amazed by how quickly you achieve impressive results. You may be a beginner now, but not for long! Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner covers everything from warming up with sketches, and capturing facial expressions, to framing your finished work. Page by page, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to draw lifelike portraits of your friends and family. What's Inside: • A simple two-stage approach to drawing portraits: sketch a likeness, then build up values to bring it to life • Step-by-step instruction for drawing eyes, noses, mouths, hairstyles, hands, glasses and other tricky elements • 13 complete demonstrations featuring a range of ages and ethnicities • Tips for evoking more personality in your portraits by using props, costumes and accessories

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2012-05-18
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781440311543


Watercolour For The Absolute Beginner

Watercolour For The Absolute Beginner

This book is a comprehensive course in watercolour landscape painting by expert Society of All Artists tutor, Matthew Palmer. Matthew is renowned for his beautiful, detailed paintings and his ability to teach effective painting using simple techniques. He teaches over 150 pupils per week and also appears regularly on TV. The book begins with excellent advice for the beginner, including, easy drawing for painting, composition, easy perspective, light and shade, colour, and how to paint skies, tree, water and figures in watercolour. There are then six simple step by step painting exercises, and each exercise leads into a more developed step by step painting project, including a windmill, seascape, snow scene, mountains and lakes, bluebell stream and an all-rounder featuring a landscape with buildings and figures. The exercises are ideal for beginners and the main projects will also build skills for improving artists. A pull-out outline drawing is provided for every exercise and main project, and Matthew shows step by step how to transfer these onto watercolour paper. Like best-selling artist, Terry Harrison, Matthew has an accessible style, plenty of tips and tricks for beginners and his own range of brushes and colours to make things easier (though readers can use alternatives).

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Genre : Art
Author : Matthew Palmer
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Release : 2014-03-24
Total Pages : 0 Pages
ISBN : 9781844488254


Portfolio Beginning Watercolor

Portfolio Beginning Watercolor

From the first brushstroke to the finishing touch, let the Portfolio series guide you as you begin your artistic journey in watercolor painting. Beginning Watercolor teaches aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started painting in watercolor. This helpful resource begins with a basic introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including choosing the right paintbrushes, watercolor paints, sketchbooks, and canvas. Additionally, artists will learn the fundamentals of watercolor, as well as a variety of painting techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, creating soft blends, rendering realistic textures, and working wet-into-wet. Beginning Watercolor guides beginners through a series of easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects covering a variety of watercolor methods and techniques, including helpful tips and advice when painting landscapes, still lifes, portraits, and more. With helpful tips and detailed, beautiful artwork to guide and inspire, Beginning Watercolor is the perfect resource for watercolor artists just getting started in this colorful medium.

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Genre : Art
Author : Maury Aaseng
Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
Release : 2016-10-24
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781633223608


How To Paint

How To Paint

Start Painting Today! Covering the three most popular types of painting: watercolors, acrylics and oils, this comprehensive step-by-step guide provides basic information on materials and techniques as well as an exciting series of demonstrations aimed at complete beginners. The unique approach of this book is so simple that the reader can start immediately on original and exciting projects. Each section has practical information on materials and equipment and includes a gallery of work by various artists to inspire the beginner. The projects cover all types of subjects, including landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals and buildings. Within each section the demonstrations provide instruction in a whole range of different techniques from the basic brushstrokes to using resist and painting with a knife. Filled with stunning artworks and inspiring projects, this book will help beginners to achieve immediate and impressive results with a minimum of practice. Inside How to Paint Comprehensive step-by-step introduction to painting for aspiring artists. Even complete beginners can quickly achieve immediate and impressive results. Covers all aspects of painting, including acrylics, oil paintings and watercolors. Learn to paint landscapes, still life, people, flowers, animals, and buildings. 38 step-by-step projects each illustrate a different painting technique. Practical advice on choosing the best materials and equipment to get the most out of your painting. Includes inspirational galleries and essential basic techniques sections to develop your artistic skills. More than 350 beautiful color photographs.

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Genre : Art
Author : Angela Gair
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
Release : 2019-01-08
Total Pages : 485 Pages
ISBN : 9781620082997


Painting For The Absolute And Utter Beginner

Painting For The Absolute And Utter Beginner

Based on the author’s successful courses and workshops, Painting for the Absolute and Utter Beginner really does start at the beginning, helping new painters find "what works" while providing information on all the necessary tools, tips, and techniques they’ll need to create a representational painting. The chapters follow a progressive sequence that teaches basic skills through practical, accessible exercises–how to handle a brush, achieve the right paint consistency, mix color, and create dimension–building a solid foundation that readers can rely on as painting projects grow more challenging. A special feature is the artwork and commentary of real students, which helps beginners set realistic goals and shows them how other artists at the same level of experience have worked through inevitable setbacks to achieve success.

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Genre : Art
Author : Claire Watson Garcia
Publisher : Watson-Guptill
Release : 2009-08-18
Total Pages : 162 Pages
ISBN : 9780823099474


Drawing For The Absolute Beginner

Drawing For The Absolute Beginner

This inspiring book makes drawing in a realistic style easier than you may think and more fun than you ever imagined! Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink (Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner) cover it all—from choosing materials and the correct way to hold your pencil, to expert advice on the tricky stuff, like getting proportions and perspective right, drawing reflections, and designing strong compositions. (It's not as scary as it sounds…not with Mark and Mary as your guide!) At the heart of this book, a series of fun, hands-on exercises help you practice and perfect your strokes—24 mini-demos lead up to 9 full step-by-step demos. Each exercise builds on the previous one as you develop your skills, build your confidence, and enjoy yourself along the way. The lessons you learn by drawing simple subjects such as coffee mugs, clouds and trees will help you take on progressively more challenging matter like animals, still lifes, landscapes and portraits…the kinds of subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. This book is just the ticket for budding artists of any age. It's never too early and never too late to discover the pure joy of drawing!

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Genre : Art
Author : Mark Willenbrink
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2006-10-19
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781600616013