This informative, easy-to-follow guide imparts everything you need to know about painting water in all its moods with watercolor. It is a complete inspirational course for all those interested in capturing the beauty and atmosphere of landscapes and seascapes.
In clear terms that are simple to understand, readers learn how to create beautiful waterscapes full of light and atmosphere with loose, transparent washes or by overlaying colors.
Using a series of practical, step-by-step demonstrations, the author illustrates all the techniques needed to create different types of water — puddles, shallow water, rippling rivers, white water, a seascape, and more. Each stage is clearly explained, with helpful tips and a wealth of information on composition, perspective, capturing tone, color, texture, and detail.
Joe Francis Dowden became a professional painter in 1982 and since then has written many successful books. He has sold out at numerous "one man" shows and exhibited his work throughout Britain.
Author — Joe Francis Dowden.
Paperback. 96 pages. 8½" × 11½" (22 cm × 29 cm).