Synopses & Reviews
Not just for the budding watercolorists of the Upper East Side or the Bohemian street artists in Washington Square Park, this collection of eye-catching watercolor projects will attract artists drawn to the sweeping drama of the worlds most celebrated skyline. Capturing the quiet grandeur of five key landmarksa solemn Liberty Island, a serene Central Park bridge in winter, Daniel Burnhams Flatiron Building at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Broadway, an elegant Empire State building, and the Brooklyn Bridge on Independence Daybeginning painters can quickly build their portfolios with distinctly recognizable cityscapes. Six pull-out tracing papers make getting started easy, and the accompanying instruction focuses on a tight, realistic picture. With tips and tricks, this invaluable resource guides artists through brilliant works of modern architecture and timeless monuments.
Learn to paint beautiful, realistic paintings of New York with this practical and inspiring guide. Tracings are provided so that you can avoid the drawing stage, and step by step photographs and instructions make painting accessible to all.
About the Author
Geoff Kersey is an experienced watercolor artist and is the author of "Ready to Paint: Trees & Woodlands" and "Watercolour Tips & Techniques."