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Series: Take Three Colours

Take Three Colours: Watercolour Mountains


Start to paint with 3 colours, 3 brushes and 9 easy projects by Matthew Palmer

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 20 April 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216841
  • Carton Qty: 44
  • Size: 8.5 x 11.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP Price: $14.95
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Learn to paint a variety of mountain scenes with Matthew Palmer using just three colours and three brushes.

'There’s no grandstanding or showmanship, just solid, honest instructions and demonstrations that produce solid, worthwhile results.'

Paint convincing watercolour mountain scenes using just 3 colours, 3 brushes, a palette and a pad of paper.

From only 3 affordable watercolour paints in red, blue and yellow you can mix a huge range of colours and paint beautiful landscapes you’ll be proud to hang on your wall. Starting from the simplest of mountain scenes, Matthew builds your skills as you progress through the 9 easy projects in the book, and by the end you’ll be amazed at what you have achieved.

Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs show you how to add detail, shadow and distance to a scene, and there are numerous handy tips and helpful jargon busters’ to help you learn the basic watercolour techniques. Before you know it, you’ll have acquired all the skills you need to paint your own wonderful mountain scenes in watercolour.

Matthew uses French ultramarine, cadmium yellow and alizarin crimson and sizes 12, 6 and 2 round brushes.

Table of Contents

Using the colours
Using the brushes
Simple mountain
Snow-capped mountain
Mountain at sunset
Scottish loch
Alpine scene
Across the meadow
Lake District
On the water
Frosty night
Transferring a drawing

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