You will love this watercolor book if:
Before you can start painting you must understand why it looks the way it does. With The Artist’s Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor learn to train your eyes to see the shape, value, tone, and color of water as it appears in all of its states, as vapor, liquid and solid. Once you understand why water looks the way it does you will be painting with confidence. Follow step-by-step processes showing you how to paint calm water, rough water, crashing waves on the shore, open ocean, rivers, waterfalls, rain, fog, snow and ice.
In the Artist’s Guide to Painting Water in Watercolor you will find:
A Word from the Author
“As you are probably aware, watercolor is a technique-intensive medium. The more you practice, the fresher your paintings will become, and as a result, they will sing with light. I hope this book will help you to move in the direction that you are seeking, and I wish you all the best in achieving your artistic goals.” -Ron Hazell
About the Author
Ron Hazell is an accomplished artist in the mediums of oil and watercolor and is known for his light-filled marine paintings featuring coastal communities. His work has been featured in American Artist WATERCOLOR Magazine and was juried into Best of Worldwide Landscape Artists (Kennedy Publishing, 2011).
Chapter 1: Watercolor Painting Materials
Chapter 2: Introduction to Painting Water
Chapter 3: Painting Calm Water
Chapter 4: Painting Rippled Water
Chapter 5: Painting Rough Water with Glitter
Chapter 6: Painting Waves Breaking on Shore
Chapter 7: Painting Open Ocean
Chapter 8: Painting Rivers and Waterfalls
Chapter 9: Painting Fog, Rain and Puddles
Chapter 10: Painting Snow and Ice
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If you want to learn a great deal about how light and water interact, this is the book you should read. Painting water can be difficult, but this book will help artists of any medium to understand how water (falling, in waves, still, or ruffled by a slight breeze) reflects its environment.
Nicely done book on painting water with watercolor. The author gives many step by step demonstrations guiding you through the various water scenes one may encounter.
Nicely illustrated and well explained. One of the better books to cover the topic of water for the watercolor artist.
I received my book last weekend and I started the first project. The explanations are very clear. After about 5 hours or so j had my first watercolor completed. I am very happy with the content and I recommend this book to anyone looking for technique advice .
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