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Watercolor Techniques eBook

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Don't be intimidated by watercolor anymore. Esteemed watercolor artist Michael Reardon will explain the fickle and challenging medium and help you unlock the joy, serenity, and beauty that comes from the art of watercolor.

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Getting started in watercolor painting can be frustrating and challenging for many artists. Author Michael Reardon, himself, was so frustrated by his college survey class that he wrote off the use of watercolors. It took a bit of inspiration from John Singer Sargent ten years later to convince him to give it another try. It’s lucky for him that he did, as he discovered the wonders and joy that come from knowledge of watercolor painting. You too can enjoy the pleasure achieved having this skill by learning from Michael’s experiences and body of work.

Learn to understand:

  • What materials to use or avoid and why
  • How to apply the pigments as you wish
  • The use and application of hues and values
  • How to set yourself up for success with watercolors

Conquer the challenges of this medium and learn a whole new method to capture the beautiful sights of your life. The enlightenment from this book and the unique properties of water color will allow you to explore art and life in an exciting and peaceful new way.

About the Author:
California native Michael Reardon is a skilled water color artist and teacher. He started his career as an architecture illustrator after receiving a degree in architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and a year studying architecture in France. He has exhibited his artwork worldwide and has garnished many prestigious awards such as the Hugh Ferris Memorial Prize and the Gabriel Prize from the Western European Architecture Foundation.

Additional Information

SKU T5834
Product Type eBook
Pages 144
ISBN13 9781440340819
Instructor Michael Reardon
Skills Paint
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
Media Watercolor
Content Landscape
Art Style Abstract
Product Fulfillment N/A
  1. Excellent Resource for Watercolorists of All Skill Levels review by Donny on 6/21/2017
    Rating

    Michael has created a well written step by step source for beginning and experienced water colorists guiding us through the development of a watercolor painting. He explains in simple easily understood language the process of developing an understanding of colors, perspective (both atmospheric and geometric), focal points and light and color values. As a beginner water colorist, I acquired this book prior to attending a workshop with him this past April and continue to use it as I seek to understand good watercolor techniques. His style of explaining the process of creating good watercolor paintings is simple, direct and easily understood. This is a resource I will continue to use for years to come.

  2. Excellent source for beginning and experienced water colorists review by Donny on 5/16/2017
    Rating

    Michael has created a well written step by step source for beginning and experienced water colorists guiding us through the development of a watercolor painting. He explains in simple easily understood language the process of developing an understanding of colors, perspective (both atmospheric and geometric), focal points and light and color values. As a beginner water colorist, I acquired this book prior to attending a workshop with him this past April and continue to use it as I seek to understand good watercolor techniques. His style of explaining the process of creating good watercolor paintings is simple, direct and easily understood. This is a resource I will continue to use for years to come.

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