The Watercolourist's Guide to Painting Buildings

The Watercolourist's Guide to Painting Buildings

Book - 1998
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Buildings -- old and new, ornate or simple -- provide an endlessly intriguing subject for watercolorists. Author and artist Richard Taylor gives you all the skills and techniques for capturing perspective, proportion, light and shade, detail and texture. After deciding on the right materials, try your hand at courtyards, quadrangles, and cloisters; formal architecture: domestic and seaside buildings; and street life..Make wood look weather-beaten produce the cool appearance of stone, and add reflections to windows. Throughout, 120 paintings in various stages of completion guide you, showing the effects of color, shadowing and balance. A Selection of F & W's North Light Book Club.
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David and Charles, 1998.
ISBN: 9780715308110
Branch Call Number: 751.422 Tayl
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Guide to painting buildings


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