10-minute Watercolours : Techniques & Tips for Quick Watercolours

Categories: | Painting & Art Manuals | | Watercolours |
10-minute Watercolours : Techniques & Tips for Quick Watercolours
Author: Hazel Soan
Rating: 3.98
Bestsellers Rate: 85093
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 192
Hours of reading: 3.2 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 5,95 €

About the book

A handy, practical and inspirational little book - perfect for the pocket or art bag - showing watercolour painters of all levels how to loosen up their paintings and maintain spontaneity. Written by popular artist Hazel Soan, the book is arranged in two parts: the first section explains all about watercolour and shows what can be achieved with it in a short time span; the second section suggests specific approaches to painting in particular situations. INCLUDES: covering all the essential techniques, the book focuses on maximising brushstrokes and exploring colours Useful advice on deciding what to include and what to leave out Helpful chapters on painting a wide range of subjects, including people, landscapes, seascapes, buildings, gardens, flowers and still life subjects

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Hazel Soan Biography

Hazel Soan is a British artist working out of studios in London and Cape Town and on location throughout the world.She paints in watercolour and oil and is known particularly for her direct wet-into-wet watercolour approach and her use of rich pigment and strong contrasts of light and shade. Shape, interval and tone are her predominant subject matter. Figures, African wildlife and action are the main source of reference.Her work is represented in private and public collections worldwide, including the National Portrait Gallery, the Lister Institute, the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, the Ritz, other London and International Hotels, the British Embassy in Ankara and the EU Delegation in Windhoek. Hazel has held numerous solo exhibitions, mainly in London and the UK, but also in Venezuela, Namibia and Zimbabwe. She has participated in mixed exhibitions, including Royal Academy, Barbican Centre, Midland Open, Mall Galleries, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.Hazel is a natural and talented communicator. She became popular for her television role as an Art Expert on Channel 4’s Watercolour Challenge and her own series, Anglia TV’s Splash of Colour.Her passion for painting is shared through books, DVD films, workshops, lectures and painting holidays, demonstrating the vibrant immediacy of the watercolour medium and the properties of watercolour pigments. She is the author of more than 15 books and contributes articles regularly to The Artist magazine and other art titles.

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Authors: Hazel Soan
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Collins
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9780007202157
ISBN10: 0007202156
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Edition: None
Edition Statement: None
Illustrations: Illustrations, color
Literature Country: None
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Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
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Pages: 192
Book Weight: 113.4
Book Dimensions: 82x117x13
Circulation: None
Publication date: Jan. 11, 2012
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Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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