Joe Dowden shows how to capture water in all its moods from quiet ponds and shallow puddles to babbling brooks and slow-moving rivers. Using over 80 step-by-step photographs and a variety of inspirational paintings, he clearly illustrates all the techniques - from laying an initial wash to adding the final details. There is clear information on what materials you need and on composition, using colour and on types of water. There are then clear step by step demonstrations on painting deep water, lively water and shallow water, and there are plenty of beautiful inspirational paintings besides. All watercolour landscape artists need to know how to paint water, and Joe Dowden is an expert teacher, showing how to create the effect of water of all kinds using simple techniques.
Dowden, Joe Francis
Water in watercolour
Tunbridge Wells :, Search,, 2013.
Originally published: 2001.
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