The One-hour Watercolorist

The One-hour Watercolorist

Book - 2001
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No matter how little free time artists have available for painting, this book gives them the confidence and skill they need to make the most of every second. They'll learn a variety of timesaving techniques, including how to:* build an idea file, use reference photos, and play "what if?" to stimulate creative juices* turn rough ideas into great compositions quickly by using rapid sketching techniques, working from photographs and using their home computer* master essential painting techniques that will help them get the most out of every painting session* plan work in advance to make the most of their timeReaders will soon be able to create simple finished paintings within sixty minutes and attack larger and more complex images by breaking them down into a series of "bite-sized" one-hour sessions.* 12 step-by-step demos make learning easy and fun* This unique concept hits directly on a consumer need for timesaving techniques* Contains clear, insightful instruction by a variety of North Light style artistsPatrick Seslar has served as a contributing editor for the Artist's Magazine for over fifteen years. He is the author of Wildlife Painting Step by Step and Watercolor Basics: Painting From Photographs and has written over one hundred articles on art technique and art marketing for national magazines. He lives in La Jolla, California and in Sebring Florida.
Publisher: Cincinnati : North Light Books, c2001
ISBN: 9781581800357
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)


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Jan 15, 2015

Many good tips but not time-saving in my opinion. The 60 pages of demonstrations however are very well done describing the brushes, techniques and the order in which they are used. The step-by-step demos are very specific but it is impossible to remark on each brushstroke.

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