Watercolor Made Simple With Claudia Nice

Watercolor Made Simple With Claudia Nice

Book - 2003
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Expand your artistic horizons with watercolor!

Watercolor is a fun, challenging medium that captures the magic of light and color. Now world-renowned artist and instructor Claudia Nice helps you get started in watercolor today.

In Watercolor Made Simple with Claudia Nice , you'll start with the very basics, learning new techniques as you paint.

Detailed instructions and step-by-step artwork show you how to:

Explore the amazing variety of effects you can get by painting watercolors on dry, damp or wet paper Mix paint and water to create a variety of soft, beautiful washes Use fun and easy techniques such as spatter, sponging and stamping to bring a lively new look to your work Blend colors on your palette to capture the precise shade you're seeking Use your brushes, papers and paints to produce wonderful textural effects

Throughout, you'll find helpful troubleshooting tips, practical exercises, and Claudia's encouraging advice - all so you, too, can become a watercolor pro.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, [2003]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2003
ISBN: 9781581802511
Branch Call Number: 751.422 N514
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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Jan 23, 2011

I liked the book. It was the first one that I read when I started to watercolor. There is a lot of good information there and an excellent color wheel.
The font however was so artistic that it was a labored read. The projects along the way were short on instruction. Some projects were strung out through the book. It has exercises however that will help you learn. Like painting with the secondary color triad as the only colors either straight or mixed.


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