The Art Of Creative Watercolor

Author: Danielle Donaldson
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 144035104X
Size: 20,85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 879

Welcome to your watercolor happy place! The world of Danielle Donaldson is as wondrous as a jar full of fireflies. Her whimsical illustrations are known for their offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements and endearing quirkiness. In this book, you'll learn how to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic. Start by creating a handmade journal, then follow exercises and start-to-finish projects to fill it with illustrations that are small in size but big on color. Along the way, Danielle shares her fresh takes on color theory, perspective, composition and more. Designed to get your brush moving, this book makes practice feel like play. It's a one-of-a-kind journey for any artist wishing to tap into the utter joy of watercolor painting and make it a cherished part of your daily life. Inside you'll find: • Imaginative techniques that help you override perfectionist tendencies while making the most of watercolor's unpredictable nature • An inventive approach (using scraps of paper, ribbon and other ephemera) for more creative color choices • A simple strategy that makes drawing new subjects less intimidating and more fun • Sweet ways to add hand lettering to your artwork • Inspirational exercises that make finding subjects to paint as easy as A-B-C "Don't underestimate the giddiness you feel when you mindlessly grab a color and mix it with another and create the most beautiful wash ever!" --p43

Creative Watercolor

Author: Mary Ann Beckwith
Editor: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781564961723
Size: 18,97 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 646

Creative Watercolor: The Step-by-Step Guide & Showcase will teach you innovative techniques used by some of today's most accomplished watercolor artists. You will be guided through the process with photos and text, as each artist shares the secrets of their approach to watercolor. Freezing pigment, using such unusual tools as a heat gun or a mouth atomizer, or transferring color from another surface through a print-like process, are just a few of the techniques demonstrated in this book. A showcase of creative watercolor techniques, this volume provides inspiration to begin your own exploration of the unending possibilities of watercolor. A must for all watermedia artists, from the novice to the seasoned professional, this book is a thought-provoking guide and an inspiring source of techniques and creative approaches to watercolor.

The Art Of Watercolor Lettering

Author: Kelly Klapstein
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631597809
Size: 12,17 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 211

Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor. In this stunning follow-up to her highly praised and influential first book, The Art of Brush Lettering, lettering expert and workshop instructor Kelly Klapstein (popular on Instagram as @kellycreates) shares her secrets for mastering the essential techniques for creating lovely modern lettering and calligraphy with watercolor. Start with the basics, from choosing paints, brushes, and other supplies to preparing your paper for painting. Learn to handle watercolor paints with essential strokes and warm-ups. Explore painting letterforms in a variety of styles,from traditional to modern. Try a range of creative techniques, including blending ombrés and rainbows, creating pictorial letterforms, and combining watercolor with other mediums. Enhance your lettering with special touches by complementing it with handpainted backgrounds and simple illustrations. With The Art of Watercolor Lettering, you’ll learn how to master the medium—and how to go with the watercolor flow—to create one-of-a-kind lettered art and calligraphy that reflect your unique personal style.

Creative Watercolor

Author: Ana Victoria Calderon
Editor: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631596004
Size: 14,75 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 760

Creative Watercolor offers beginners a fun, modern, and practical approach to a timeless medium with instructions on how to paint simple motifs and lettering and embellish projects beautifully. In Creative Watercolor, popular watercolor artist and workshop instructor Ana Victoria Calderon shares her step-by-step techniques for painting modern motifs in this classic medium. Through a series of easy tutorials and projects, you will: Get an overview of basic materials and tools, plus options for embellishing your paintings Master essential techniques, starting with easy warm-up activities, learning to layer, and getting into the flow with watercolor, plus an introduction to scanning and digital editing for making multiples Learn to paint a variety of simple, beautiful motifs: flowers and leaves, butterflies and critters, fruits and vegetables, and delightful lettering Use what you've learned to create unique, stylish stationery, including beautiful invitations, place cards, menus, monograms, recipe gift cards, thank you notes—any project you can imagine, for any kind of event you can think of! There's never been a better time to dive into the world of watercolor, so why wait? Grab a brush and get painting! Perfect for creative beginners, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.

Grabados Japoneses

Author: Gabriele Fahr-Becker
Editor: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 9783822867822
Size: 12,63 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 842

Este volumen incluye 139 grabados japoneses de tres siglos, de 43 maestros famosos de ukiyo-e, tal como se denomina la tcnica de la xilografa en Japn. Las lminas proceden de Riccar Art Museum en Tokio, la coleccin ms amplia y famosa del mundo. Ochenta y siete de ellas son piezas de gran valor que por su importancia y rareza estn calificadas de Tesoro nacional japons o Importante patrimonio cultural nacional.

Creative Watercolor Techniques

Author: Zoltan Szabo
Editor: Echo Point Books & Media
ISBN: 9781626541368
Size: 16,29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 249

Build your creative toolbox! Perfect for the ambitious beginner with a bit of experience under their belt or seasoned painters in search of a fresh approach, Creative Watercolor Techniques is a vast repository of innovative and unusual painting methods that will help you achieve new levels of detail and texture in whichever style you prefer! Szabo's friendly and instructive prose will take you through a variety of wet and dry brush techniques, knife painting techniques, and paper types. In addition, you will find suggestions for creative ways to incorporate soap, salt, sand, starch, dyes, opaque watercolors, and sponges into your work. Loaded with hundreds of black and white photos, as well as over 30 full-color plates, Creative Watercolor Techniques will widen your artistic arsenal and inspire you to new levels of creativity and invention in your painting. Zoltan Szabo was born in Hungary in 1928 and studied at the National Academy of Industrial Art in Budapest. He emigrated to Canada in 1949, and made a name for himself as one of Canada's foremost landscape painters. In addition to teaching workshops and seminars on watercolor painting, Szabo has exhibited his work in London, Canada, and the United States. Zoltan Szabo's paintings are found in public and private collections worldwide, including those of the prime ministers of Canada and Jamaica and in the National Gallery of Hungary. Other books by Zoltan Szabo include Landscape Painting in Watercolor, Painting Little Landscapes, and Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes. Readers interested in related titles from Zoltan Szabo will also want to see: Landscape Painting in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549012), Painting Little Landscapes (ISBN: 9781626549173), Painting Nature's Hidden Treasures (ISBN: 9781626549180), Zoltan Szabo Paints Landscapes: Advanced Techniques in Watercolor (ISBN: 9781626549005).

Selling Art 101

Author: Robert Regis Dvorak
Editor: Artnetworks
ISBN: 9780940899865
Size: 15,11 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 162

A guide to selling art offers advice on such subjects as developing client rapport, making sales calls, overcoming objections, and setting sales goals.

Hand Lettering A To Z

Author: Abbey Sy
ISBN: 1631592823
Size: 20,45 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 392

Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.

Creative Watercolor And Mixed Media

Author: Ana Victoria Calderon
ISBN: 9781631598807
Size: 14,15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 133

In Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media, popular watercolor artist, instructor, and author Ana Victoria Calderon shares her simple step-by-step techniques for painting exciting and colorful motifs by combining watercolor with a variety of other user-friendly materials. Start with the essentials--paint, paper, and brushes--then learn about the featured mediums for mixing, including masking fluid, gold leaf, bleach, salt, and alcohol Take a step-by-step look at fundamental watercolor techniques Learn to paint a variety of striking organic motifs and surface effects, including stirring skies and clouds, sparkling galaxies, flowing oceans, and dazzling crystals Find great project ideas for stylish gifts and stationery Whether you're new to the medium or are looking to add new techniques to your watercolor practice, go grab a brush, paints, and some easy-to-use materials and take a beautiful creative journey with watercolor! Perfect for all skill levels, the books in the Art for Modern Makers series take a fun, practical approach to learning about and working with paints and other art mediums to create beautiful DIY projects and crafts.

Cool Collage

Author: Anders Hanson
Editor: ABDO
ISBN: 1616137304
Size: 16,30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 310

Kids love to make art! This fun and informative book introduces young readers to basic concepts of creating a collage in an easy to read format with accompanying photographs.