Learn to use watercolour paints in unusual and surprising ways to create works bursting with vibrancy and beauty.
Jane Betteridge’s innovative techniques turn the watercolour world on its head. In this book, Jane shows watercolour artists how to explore colour and texture in their creative works, sharing her painting techniques and method with you.
This is a book that explores the many and varied techniques you can try, from wet-in-wet through gesso and granulation to the use of salt and other ways of creating texture. Throughout the book, Jane shows you how to create pictorial effects and use watercolour’s properties and effects to create strong images that reflect the nature of your subject.
Using collage and mixed media to add dimension and sparkle to watercolours, follow Jane’s clearly photographed step-by-step instructions to create a variety of watercolour artworks with innovative techniques to inspire and invigorate watercolour artists. Revel in the use of colour, create background shapes with tissue paper, cling film or even cotton thread, enhance composition with collage. The world really is your oyster and a series of fully-illustrated projects will show you how to paint a wide range of landscape and natural subjects with a whole added dimension.
- Innovative techniques to inspire and invigorate watercolour artists
- Packed with excellent tuition and inspiring paintings
- 7 varied step-by-step projects
- Publisher: Search Press
- Published Date: Feb 2015
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages