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The Complete Watercolorist s Essential Notebook

Author : Gordon MacKenzie
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This special 10th-anniversary collection combines two of the best-loved North Light watercolor guides available: The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook and The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook: Landscapes. Clarifying and simplifying the various aspects of painting with watercolor, Gordon MacKenzie's The Complete Watercolorist's Essential Notebook will encourage and challenge you with new possibilities. Rather than a list of rules, this is a collection of principles, concepts and general information designed to expand your creative process. Mackenzie shares with you tips, techniques, ideas and lessons for a sure path to creative fulfillment and better watercolor paintings.

The Watercolorist s Essential Notebook

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Watercolor will entertain you for a lifetime. Those who have spent decades with it can testify how they are continually charmed and amazed by new discoveries every time they put paint to paper. This book was developed to clarify and simplify various aspects of painting with watercolor, while at the same time challenging you with new possibilities. However, unlike a book of rules that tend to close our minds, this is a collection of principles, concepts and general information designed to expand the creative process. This is your invitation to join the magic world of watercolor. --Gordon MacKenzie

The Watercolorist s Essential Notebook Keep Painting

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Recharge your creative spirit and rediscover the magic that is watercolor! Every watercolorist needs a creative kick in the pants now and then--to keep seeking inspiration when feeling uninspired, to keep going when a painting has stalled, to keep trying when a technique isn't easy to master...sometimes just to keep painting, period. When your artistic well has run dry, you must replenish it. Whether you have spent decades painting in watercolor or are just beginning, the tips and secrets shared by best-selling author and artist Gordon MacKenzie provide the perfect guide when the going gets tough. Get excited about watercolor again as he shows you how to: • Find better approaches to a tired composition • Engage viewers more fully with color, value and well-placed "wee people" • Reinvent a scene that outshines your reference photographs • Dramatize a landscape by focusing on the weather • Nurture your own growth by sharing what you know with others "You don't have to paint the way you paint now. You don't have to paint what you paint now." --Gordon MacKenzie

The Watercolorist s Essential Notebook Landscapes

Author : Gordon MacKenzie
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Painting with watercolors gives you endless opportunities to create the world you want. You choose whether to let the sun blaze or the rain pour, to move a maple tree here or make the trail wind over there, to subdue a hillside with quiet greens or make a forest glow with dazzling golds and reds. It's not only a matter of what to paint, but how to go about painting it. This book examines, one at a time, the three major elements of landscape painting: water, sky and land. You will be encouraged to try numerous ways of painting each one. Then you can choose the methods that best express how the outdoors speaks to you. Let this reliable collection of tips, techniques, ideas and lessons be your companion on a sure path to creative fulfillment and better watercolor landscapes.

The Watercolorists Essential Notebook

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SPECIAL SHRINK-WRAPPED BUNDLE! These guides feature hands-on instruction, teaching you everything from key concepts, such as composition, value and color for a variety of subjects, including landscape painting, complete with step-by-step demonstrations on how to paint various elements.

The Watercolourist s Essential Notebook

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A treasury of watercolour tricks and techniques discovered through years of painting and experimentation.

The Watercolorist s Essential Notebook

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Birds were born -- or rather hatched -- to be painted. But with all the different species, colors, poses and personalities, where is an artist to begin? Right here! In Watercolor Basics: Drawing and Painting Birds, Shirley Porter gives you what she wished for as a beginner: a single, simple source of essential information for the bird-painter. You'll find everything you need to get started -- from basic "bird stuff" (such as how a wing folds) to 24 step-by-step demonstrations that show you how to paint a variety of birds, poses and backgrounds. You'll even find bird-watching tips for spotting important characteristics that will make your subjects both recognizable and realistic. Painting your favorite feathered friends has never been easier -- or more fun!

The Watercolorist s Essential Notebook Keep Painting

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Recharge your creative spirit and rediscover the magic that is watercolor! Every watercolorist needs a creative kick in the pants now and then--to keep seeking inspiration when feeling uninspired, to keep going when a painting has stalled, to keep trying when a technique isn't easy to master...sometimes just to keep painting, period. When your artistic well has run dry, you must replenish it. Whether you have spent decades painting in watercolor or are just beginning, the tips and secrets shared by best-selling author and artist Gordon MacKenzie provide the perfect guide when the going gets tough. Get excited about watercolor again as he shows you how to: • Find better approaches to a tired composition • Engage viewers more fully with color, value and well-placed "wee people" • Reinvent a scene that outshines your reference photographs • Dramatize a landscape by focusing on the weather • Nurture your own growth by sharing what you know with others "You don't have to paint the way you paint now. You don't have to paint what you paint now." --Gordon MacKenzie

Painting Watercolors

Author : Cathy Johnson
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Make your first steps in watercolor fun and rewarding! Watercolor's vivid colors and fresh, direct brush strokes make it the most exciting way to paint. "But," you think, "Learning to paint must be hard and frustrating." Not with Cathy Johnson as your teacher! Here, she makes learning to paint in watercolor fun—even easy! With Painting Watercolors, you'll learn to paint by picking up a brush and painting—not by reading about a bunch of confusing theories. Cathy tells you everything you need to begin—including: • Which tools and materials you should buy to get off to a good, affordable start • When, what, even where to paint • Explanations of watercolor terms (such as "washes" and "puddles") • Easy and useful painting tricks—such as glazing and drybrush. Exercises help you loosen up and learn the ins and outs of putting paint on paper. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions show you how to paint water, believable skies, a variety of trees in different seasons and other popular elements. Plus, a dozen demonstrations show you how paintings come together, from initial sketch to final brushstrokes. With Cathy's help, you can start painting right away!

Created to Invent a Foretaste of Paradise

Author : Rosemond Opare-Kumi
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This is a passionate call to all and sundry to rise and respond to their invention instincts. Inventions don't come easy but being aware of your inherent capacity is the starting point. Look around your surroundings and environment for needs and dream the solutions. Get hold of the Invetirs Tool Box and follow it. You will be glad you did. Your legacies will live on till eternity ...providing a foretaste!

Painting Flowers in Watercolor with Charles Reid

Author : Charles Reid
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Charles Reid is one of watercolor's best-loved teachers, a master painter whose signature style captures bright floral still-lifes with a loose spontaneity that adds immeasurably to the whole composition. Portraying the glory of nature in a highly individual way is the ultimate challenge for all painters, and with this book, Charles Reid shares with you the instruction and advice you need to paint fruits, vegetables and flowers that glow. Special "assignments" and step-by-step demonstrations help you master techniques for superior brushwork, edge control, and composition. You'll learn to paint wild daffodils, roses, mums, sunflowers, lilacs, tomatoes, avocados, oranges, strawberries, jars, coffeepots, wine bottles and more. Reid also shows you how to paint flowers in any environment, from the tranquility of a warm kitchen to a windswept beach in Bermuda. You'll create a garden of floral glories--compositions that burst with light, color and realism. Best of all, as your proficiency for capturing the essence of flowers builds, so too will your personal style. Soon your paintings will depict the beauty of nature in your own individual fashion. Let Charles Reid show you how to create beautiful watercolor florals from start to finish!

Watercolor Wisdom

Author : Jo Taylor
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Watercolor Wisdom is an essential reference for every watercolor artist. It shares the knowledge, insights, tips and tricks that author Jo Taylor has accumulated over 30 years of painting and teaching, delivering a complete watercolor course that provides all the answers any painter will ever need for good painting. With the friendly tone of a gentle and seasoned teacher, Jo Taylor illustrates each lesson with large examples, stimulating exercises, visual comparisons and diagrams that are as engaging as they are effective. Beginning chapters focus on the basics of strong painting, including color, texture, value, composition and technique. The last chapter challenges readers to develop their design abilities and experiment with new artistic techniques, drawing upon the elements and principles learned to reinforce the lessons of this comprehensive guide. Throughout, readers will find big, beautiful art that teaches as well as inspires.

Bibliographic Guide to Art and Architecture

Author : New York Public Library. Art and Architecture Division
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the artist s magazine

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American Artist

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Splash

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American Book Publishing Record

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Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

NPAR Symposium on Non Photorealistic Animation and Rendering

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Expressive visualization

Author : Eric Brian Lum
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