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The Joy Of Watercolor

Author : Emma Block
ISBN : 9780762465859
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Enjoy the meditative art of watercolor with simple supplies and easy-to-follow instructions! For a soothing boost of creativity and whimsy, try your hand at watercolor. With a few simple steps, anyone can discover their artistic side, and achieve moments of peace and tranquility doing so. Forty straightforward lessons promise fun and colorful results: no previous artistic skill required. This simple painting medium produces colorful, modern paintings to adorn invitations, gifts, and walls. The 40 lessons cover useful topics like: painting on vacation painting your pets layering colors mixing colors painting flowers and plants Supplies are minimal: a basic palette of watercolors and a selection of brushes, plus nice thick paper, will do the job, yielding bright and whimsical results guaranteed to bring color to any gray day. Painting your own beautiful cards and artwork is within reach!

The Joy Of Watercolor

Author : David Millard
ISBN : 0823025667
Genre : Art
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Discusses sketching, shading, pattern, negative shapes, and color, and demonstrates how to create watercolor paintings from sketches or photographs

More Joy Of Watercolor

Author : David Millard
ISBN : 0823031268
Genre : Art
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Shows examples of how to use color and design, discusses composition and the proper use of sketchbooks, and tells how to select papers and paints

Watercolor For The Absolute Beginner

Author : Mark Willenbrink
ISBN : 9781600615085
Genre : Art
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Become a confident and creative watercolor artist, even if this is the very first time you have picked up a paintbrush! Fully illustrated introduction to the basic materials and equipment, from paints, paper and brushes to setting up a studio and painting outdoors, ensures you are ready to begin Easy-to-follow instruction teaches the basics of structure, tone, color and composition to create a solid foundation for successful watercolor painting Comprehensive lessons in the essential techniques include handling brushes, mixing watercolor paint, applying washes, creating texture and more Step-by-step demonstrations gradually build up the techniques, from structural drawing and using a limited palette, to developing a composition, using a color scheme and painting flowers, landscapes and still lifes Authors Mark and Mary Willenbrink provide indispensable hints, tips and guidance throughout, and their background in watercolor painting, teaching and writing ensures you feel encouraged and inspired throughout

Drawing For Joy

Author : Stephanie Peterson Jones
ISBN : 9781631592959
Genre : Art
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The joyful feeling of creating art is at your fingertips with Drawing for Joy. In Drawing for Joy, author and illustrator Stephanie Peterson Jones offers beginning artists a low-stress way to build a successful daily drawing practice in just 15 minutes a day. The accessible series of 52 week-by-week exercises, each with 7 drawing prompts or starts, teaches readers how to draw by exploring line, texture, pattern, and color. The book begins with basic information on the required materials for completing the exercises and essential techniques and strategies for coloring your creations. The exercises start with a focus on simple shapes such as circles, squares, and other geometric textures, then progress gradually toward creating more realistic motifs, including florals and other natural shapes, all built with line and pattern.

The Joy Of Mountains

Author : Donna Jo Massie
ISBN : 1771601647
Genre : Art
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"This bestselling guide to watercolour painting highlights the basic skills and materials required to venture out into the mountains and create a unique watercolour sketch ... even if you've never painted before! Donna Jo Massie's classic and highly sought-after instructional book has been newly formatted and packaged as a durable hardcover for the modern traveller interested in capturing the stunning beauty of mountain landscapes in one of the world's most visited tourist destinations: the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This user-friendly guide takes the aspiring artist through all aspects of developing a love and appreciation for travelling and painting in mountain environments. With information on how to begin a sketchbook and what materials to pack, lessons on surrounding trees, flowers, rocks, water and shadows, a glossary and a list of suggested reference books, this new edition of A Rocky Mountain Sketchbook is certain to entice a whole new generation of watercolour enthusiasts to venture into the natural world with paper, brushes and palette."--

The Joy Of Life

Author : Margaret Werth
ISBN : 0520221826
Genre : Art
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"Werth weaves together complex analyses of these paintings and others by Manet, Gauguin, Seurat, Cezanne, and less well known artists with a consideration of their critical reception, literary parallels, and the social and cultural milieu. She moves from artistic concerns with tradition and avant-gardism, decoration and social art, composition and figuration to contemporary debates over human origins and social organization."--BOOK JACKET.

The Art For Joy S Sake Journal

Author : Kristy Rice
ISBN : 0764357670
Genre : Art
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These beautiful pages invite you to pick up your brush and grow. Kristy Rice's joy-focused approach to watercolor art has won the hearts of fans worldwide, and with this journal Rice offers ways for all levels of painters to make "art for joy's sake" and simultaneously paint a personal keepsake or add beauty to your inspiration wall. Includes 10 illustrations ready to be watercolored on thick, textured paper, alongside full-color tear out reproductions of the same works painted by Kristy herself, demonstrating palette choices and brushwork. Enrich your art with "prompt" ideas to inspire your painting's growth; pages with no-stress exercises for techniques; inspirational artwork and quotations; and even a few recipes for nourishing your body along with your spirit! Each item in the Artisan series is designed to offer a specially crafted watercolor discovery glowing with Kristy Rice's creative touch. Also in the series: Watercolor Cards: Kristy Rice Designs.

Joy S Return Book 4 In Unconventional Series

Author : Verna Clay
Genre : Fiction
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Order of books in the Unconventional Series: Abby: Mail Order Bride; Broken Angel; Ryder's Salvation; Joy's Return Joy Abigail Ryder has a dream to travel and paint the West, just as her father Jake Ryder did when he was her age. Being the year 1920, societal restrictions are not as cumbersome as they once were a decade or two earlier, but still, is she ready to travel as an unchaperoned female westward for an extended period of time. Her sweet grandmother Abby is the one who finally convinces her to follow her heart. Dr. Walker Flemming's wife died in a horse accident a year ago and his daughter hasn't spoken a word since. When he meets a young woman in the general store who says that his five year old talked to her...he is stunned! However, his aunt, having previously encountered the woman on a train, denigrates her character. Walker doesn't know whom to believe. Should he take a chance and ask the young lady to give his daughter art lessons, hoping his baby will speak again? That is, if she even did so in the first place.

C Zanne In The Studio

Author : Carol Armstrong
ISBN : 9780892366231
Genre : Art
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In the last years of his life Paul Cézanne produced a stunning series of watercolors, many of them sill lifes. Still Life with Blue Pot is one of these late masterpieces that is now in the collection of the Getty Museum. In Cézanne in the Study: Still Life in Watercolors, Carol Armstrong places this great painting within the context of Cezanne’s artistic and psychological development and of the history of the genre of still life in France. Still life—like the medium of watercolor—was traditionally considered to be “low” in the hierarchy of French academic paintings. Cézanne chose to ignore this hierarchy, creating monumental still-life watercolors that contained echoes of grand landscapes and even historical paintings in the manner of Poussin—the “highest” of classical art forms. In so doing he changed his still lifes with new meanings, both in terms of his own notoriously difficult personality and in the way he used the genre to explore the very process of looking at, and creating, art. Carol Armstrong’s study is a fascinating exploration of the brilliant watercolor paintings that brought Cézanne’s career to a complex, and triumphant, conclusion, The book includes new photographic studies of the Getty’s painting that allow the reader to encounter this great watercolor as never before, in all of its richness and detail.

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