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The Watercolorist's Essential Notebookby Gordon Mackenzie
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Painting with watercolors gives you endless opportunities to create the world you want. You choose whether to let the sun blaze or the rain pour, to move a maple tree here or make the trail wind over there, to subdue a hillside with quiet greens or make a forest glow with dazzling golds and reds. It's not only a matter of what to paint, but how to go about painting it.
This book examines, one at a time, the three major elements of landscape painting: water, sky and land. You will be encouraged to try numerous ways of painting each one. Then you can choose the methods that best express how the outdoors speaks to you.
Let this reliable collection of tips, techniques, ideas and lessons be your companion on a sure path to creative fulfillment and better watercolor landscapes.
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The subtitle is The author's information about tools of the trade, painting techniques, and composition is attractively presented with numerous examples of his own work.
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The subtitle is A treasury of watercolor tricks and techniques discovered through years of painting and experimentation. The author's information about tools of the trade, painting techniques, and composition is attractively presented with numerous examples of his own work. Annotation c. Book News,
This attractive, inspirational guide is full of sound techniques, advice and hands-on instruction for anyone looking to explore the magic of watercolor.
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