How to Make A Watercolor Paint Itself

How to Make A Watercolor Paint Itself

Experimental Techniques for Achieving Realistic Effects

Book - 2007
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Award-winning artist Nita Engle's breakthrough approach to watercolor shows readers how to combine spontaneity and control to produce glowing, realistic paintings. Her method begins with action-filled exercises that demonstrate how to play with paint, following no rules. Subsequent step-by-step projects add planning to the mix, demonstrating how to turn loose washes into light-filled watercolors with textural effects achieved by spraying, sprinkling, pouring, squirting, or stamping paint. Engle's approach, and her results, are dramatic and dynamic; now watercolor artists can create their own exciting paintings with help from How to Make a Watercolor Paint Itself .
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, 2007
ISBN: 9780823099771
Branch Call Number: 751.422 ENG
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm

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Aug 29, 2016

Beautiful paintings and useful discussion of the philosophy behind her paintings. Some of her techniques seem gimmicky, but she gets fine products using them. Very useful information.

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