No Excuses Watercolor

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440339856
Size: 42.53 MB
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With fun and easy lessons from Gina Rossi Armfield, any qualms you might have about using watercolours will vanish. You will learn new tips and techniques to achieve amazing, colourful watercolour projects. After getting to know your materials, there are 22 demonstrations for sketching and watercolour painting and 13 exercises that will train your hand and help identifuy and refine your artistic style. Along the way there are suggestions for adding journaling and writing to your art. Finally you will find an inspirational resource guide packed with reference photos, starter sketches, colour palettes, journaling prompts and more to help fill your watercolour journal.

No Excuses Art Journaling

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440325138
Size: 48.79 MB
Format: PDF
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Features daily, weekly, and monthly journaling prompts for artists as well as over twenty mixed-media journaling techniques that including watercolor painting, collage, and sketching.

No Excuses Watercolor Animals

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440347441
Size: 71.64 MB
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Experience the freedom of watercolor painting and let go of fear! You'll have no excuse not to paint when you follow Gina Rossi Armfield as she shares her intuitive and inspirational approach to sketching and painting animals. Watercolor is the perfect medium for capturing the flowing textures, patterns and playful personalities of your favorite furry, feathered and farmyard friends. And it's fun using organic, sketchbook-style techniques to create soulful animal portraits. No intimidating exercises--just colorful and expressive works of art! The animal field guide is divided into 3 sections--Paws, Claws and Hooves--with 15 different animal projects that each include a photo reference, color palette and sketch template. Inside you'll find: Tricks for painting fur, feathers, beaks, claws, hooves and eyes Essential and easy paintbrush and watercolor instruction Guidance for working from photo reference Creative background and text overlay ideas

How To Draw And Paint Animals

Author: Linda Birch
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781581802016
Size: 14.32 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Animals are one of the most popular subjects for amateur painters -- but not the easiest. This book takes the artist through the pleasures and pitfalls of depicting live animals, both as individual studies and placed in a setting. Linda Birch draws on years of experience to teach readers how to capture these often elusive subjects. Starting with the basics of simple anatomy, proportion and form, Linda shows through her thorough, text and abundant use of step-by-step drawings, sketches, studies and finished paintings how to build up the skills and powers of observation which are crucial to successful animal drawing and painting.

Water Paper Paint

Author: Heather Smith Jones
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1610594835
Size: 78.35 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Artist S Journal Workshop

Author: Cathy Johnson
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440319111
Size: 57.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discover the Joy of Art Journaling An artist's journal is a powerful creative tool, offering you a safe place to experiment, explore, consider and improve. Artist's Journal Workshop provides all the guidance, structure and inspiration you need to create a meaningful art-journaling practice. Starting with the question, "What do you want from your journal?" you'll build a sound journaling concept that will serve your unique creative needs and give you the freedom to practice, play and develop as an artist. Featuring rich visual examples on every page, you'll receive continual guidance and inspiration from: 27 international artists who share pages and advice from their own art journals More than 25 hands-on exercises to help you personalize your journal while developing new ideas and techniques Journal pages featuring travel sketching, nature studies and celebrations of daily life Prompts for visually commemorating life events and milestones Support for working through creative doubts and blocks A range of artistic styles and perspectives to study and admire Instruction for trying your hand at new methods and materials This is the perfect opportunity for you to begin realizing your artistic potential - one page at a time. Begin the journey today! Ideas. Instruction. Inspiration.

Beginning Watercolors

Author: Bee Morrison
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781861083395
Size: 29.97 MB
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In this book Bee Morrison shares tips and techniques with the reader that will enable them to create stunning images inspired by nature. Divided into four sections, the book is based on 16 original worksheets that have been devised by Bee through her many years of teaching. The worksheets progress through different aspects of painting outdoor scenes - from whole landscapes, through more specific work on flowers and trees, to more detailed images of cottages - covering a wide range of techniques.

The Grasshopper Book

Author: Wilfrid Swancourt Bronson
Publisher: Sunstone Press
ISBN: 0865346909
Size: 68.16 MB
Format: PDF
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Bronson's fascinating book about grasshoppers and other related insects--crickets and katydids--reveals how they are equipped for life and how they act from birth to death. Particularly interesting are the incidents and examples that are drawn from his observation of his own insect collection.

Create Your Own Artist S Journal

Author: Erin O'Toole
Publisher: Northlight
Size: 28.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Artists will learn to capture those fleeting moments of inspiration and beauty that compel them to create.

Portfolio Beginning Watercolor

Author: Maury Aaseng
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1633223604
Size: 64.32 MB
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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.