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Series: Watercolour Artists’ Pocket Books

Geoff Kersey’s Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists


Over 100 essential tips to improve your painting by Geoff Kersey

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback flexibinding
  • Publication: 01 September 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216384
  • Carton Qty: 56
  • Size: 6 x 8.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 280
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP Price: $14.95
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'Search Press have reissued their eminently useful Top Tips series in paperback. If you haven't encountered these before, they're a handy way of taking the advice of your favourite artists out in the field with you.' Paint Magazine

Geoff Kersey shares his expertise in this book packed full of tips for watercolour painters. Learn all you need to know, from what to buy, composing a painting and mastering techniques such as wet into wet and dry brush work, to how to paint skies, water, trees, buildings and more. The tips are clearly explained and illustrated through artwork and step-by-step photographs.

This title was previously published as Geoff's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists. In this new, easy-to-use flexibinding format with an updated design, the books in the Watercolour Artists’ Pocket Books series bring you the best tips from some of Search Press's leading authors.

Table of Contents

What to buy8
Using masking fluid22
Mixing colours24
The importance of shadows26
Interpreting photographs30
Painting skies36
Painting hills and mountains44
Painting trees48
Painting water58
Painting buildings66
Painting coastal scenes74
Painting snow scenes82
Adding signs of life88

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