This bumper volume brings together four of the most popular titles from the 'Collins Learn To Paint' series, creating a complete practical guide to watercolour painting. Beginners will find inspiring expert guidance to help them get started on this fascinating pastime.
This book combines the expertise of four acclaimed and well-known artists and teachers.
Top TV artist Alwyn Crawshaw introduces the reader to the indispensable art of sketch, both as a work in its own right and as the foundation for a later painting. Expert painter David Bellamy takes the reader into the accessible outdoors, with his inspiring section on painting landscapes.
Internationally renowned artist Ron Ranson helps the reader to create more memorable watercolours by guiding them through the painting of skies, essential to adding atmosphere to landscape. Finally, acclaimed TV artist Hazel Soan helps the reader to experiment with colour to create vibrant and professional-looking effects.
The easy-to follow guide has tips on choosing materials and equipment and clear practical advice on watercolour techniques. It is packed with step-by-step demonstrations, exercises, helpful instruction and professional hints, as well as over 400 stunning colour illustrations.