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Master Watercolour: Painting techniques inspired by influential artists

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Master the masters of watercolor with this step-by-step guide that draws inspiration from paintings in the Tate Collection with 30 projects.
English language book.

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Reference number 12163-3278
Author or artist's name David Chandler
Page number 144
Editor Ilex
Bar code 9781781576755
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Taking inspiration from iconic paintings in the Tate Collection, discover the techniques of the masters and improve your own paintings skills with 30 guided projects. As you work through the exercises, you'll find out how to loosen up with Cy Twombly, master color temperature with John Singer Sargent and create rhythm and unity in your paintings with John Nash.

Contents:
Materials, tips and tricks
Mark-making: Jacob Epstein, David Cox, Paul Cézanne, Frances Hodgkins, Paul Sandby, Raoul Dufy, William Henry Hunt, Lucia Nogueira.

Watercolour Technique:
David Jones: transparency
Thomas Girtin: Reserving the paper
John Sell Cotman: Glazing
Maggi Hambling: Wet on wet
Gwen John: Balancing dark and lights

Colour:
Turner, John Singer Sargent, Edward Bawden, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, André Derain, Graham Sutherland, Evelyn Cheston

Composition:
Eric Ravilious, John Varley, John Nash, Francis Towne, John Marin, WG Gillies

Mixed Media:
Anthony Gross, Peter Lanyon, Paul Klee, Arthur Melville.

About A. David Chandler
David Chandler teaches adults to paint and draw and more than eighty students attend his regular art classes, in Frome and Bath. He has lectured and demonstrated to art societies and groups throughout the UK, is a guest teacher at Dillington House in Somerset and has been leading painting courses in France, Italy and Switzerland since 1999.

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