Synopses & Reviews
An experienced artist and teacher uses stunning examples of his own work to explain every facet of watercolor landscape painting. Explore the wide range of effects possible with different brushstrokes and washes, such as blotting and sponging to produce texture and working with color to suggest movement. Plenty of practical suggestions on choosing materials and supplies are included along with inspiring, annotated studies and easy-to-follow projects that demonstrate basic techniques in action, including painting all kinds of skies, depicting perspective, creating shadows, combining colors and more.
Following the huge success of Experimental Flowers in Watercolour, artist Ann Blockley turns her hand to landscapes. Through stunning examples of her colorful, expressive work, Blockley explains how to employ these same techniques to develop your personal style. Learn how to combine paint with other media to create dramatic effects; manipulate paint with materials such as cling film; and use distressing, layering, burning, and more.
About the Author
Ann Blockley is a well-known and successful watercolor painter and teacher. She has written five bestselling practical art books, including Experimental Flowers in Watercolour (Batsford). Ann runs her own very popular watercolor courses and regularly writes for Leisure Painter and The Artist magazines. She lives in Gloucestershire, UK.