Watercolour Animals for the Absolute Beginner (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER ART) (Paperback)

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Watercolour Animals for the Absolute Beginner (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER ART) (Paperback)


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The quick way to watercolor success is here! If you have ever wanted to learn to paint animals, then this is for you.

Part of the bestselling Absolute Beginner Art series from Search Press.

Packed easy-to-follow techniques, quick exercises and 9 outlines – so there’s no need to draw anything - let best-selling author, artist and teacher Matthew Palmer show you how to use watercolors with confidence to paint a range of animals in simple steps. Matthew expertly demonstrates how to paint realistic eyes, mouths, noses, fur markings and feathers in watercolor, and clearly explains all the techniques needed for the projects, including wet into wet, lifting out, adding shadows and the all-important dry-brush blending.

Full-size, fold-out outline sketches are provided for all projects, allowing you to simply trace the sketches onto watercolor paper and start painting with ease. A clear and comprehensive color-mixing section is included to allow you to confidently choose and mix the colors you need.

3 starter projects to start you off with a simple: Bird, Dolphin, Penguin - are the perfect introduction to the basic techniques before moving on to 6 larger projects, each set in a simple scene: Parrot, Cheetah, Panda, Giraffes, Sea turtle, Polar bear.

Matthew includes many handy hints and tip for beginners and improving artists alike to fill you with confidence to create your own stunning watercolor animals.
Matthew Palmer is a renowned demonstrator of watercolor painting, and his classes are particularly popular with beginners. He has been painting seriously for over twenty years and specializes in landscapes, still life and animals. He has his own studio at his home in Derbyshire, UK and teaches hundreds of people each week, as well as running watercolour workshops and holidays. He has many personal exhibitions, participates in several art shows and appears regularly on television as well as on his own internet-based art show at www.watercolour.tv
Product Details ISBN: 9781800920507
ISBN-10: 1800920504
Publisher: Search Press
Publication Date: June 18th, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English