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Watercolour LandscapesWatercolour Landscapes (Quick and Clever) Ingenious tips and tricks for demystifying the watercolour painting process, and learning to paint great landscape paintings in the shortest possible time. Charles Evans has written this book for watercolourist enthusiasts who want to create landscape paintings they can hang on their walls and be proud of. Focusing on fast results, the series of projects are designed to be achieved with ease, yet look fantastic. Charles leads the reader through the creative process of each project step-by-step, at the end of which a picture will have been made. As readers work through the book they will learn to paint every element of the landscape, and will pick up plenty of tips and tricks along the way.

Painting Coastal ScenesPainting Coastal Scenes (Watercolour Tips & Techniques Series) Using easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations and many different paintings, Ray Campbell Smith shows how to create stunning paintings full of atmosphere and feeling. The margin between land and sea has fascinated and inspired artists over the years and it still retains its unique magic. Ray captures all the spectacular beauty and mystery of the coastal fringe: rugged shapes carved out by the sea, sheer cliffs, low-lying stretches of sand, ranges of hills running out to meet water, tidal reaches where rivers widen to meet the ocean and more. Water can bring light and life to the dreariest landscape and in this book he shows how to achieve this. He provides practical advice on all the techniques required, along with helpful tips on the development of an idea, ariel perspective, composition and colour. Beginners and more experienced artists will find this book instructional and stimulating, with many different features and original paintings. It will encourage and inspire them to develop their own ideas and to capture the ever-changing moods of the sea and sky.

Painting LandscapesWatercolour Landscapes (Collins Learn to Paint S.) David Bellamy has a tremendous following among amateur painters, and this book features the most popular painting subject as well as the most popular medium. Landscapes in watercolour are what most amateur painters really want to paint. David Bellamy is an excellent teacher with a large following and in this book he covers everything the beginner needs to know about the subject. Contents include: advice on basic materials and palette, simple exercises on watercolour techniques, advice on painting trees, skies, water, people, birds and animals, tips on how to work from photographs and working on location, numerous step-by-step exercises and demonstrations, useful hints and tips from a professional artist.

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