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PAINTING EXPRESSIVE WATERCOLOUR. Bridget Woods. Crowood Press Ltd, Ramsbury, 2014. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Trafalgar Square Publishing, North Pomfret. 192 pp. 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 9781847977502 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: This practical guide allows artists to learn to express sensations and ideas through watercolor painting Watercolor offers great potential for expression. Its fluidity, full color range, generous spread, and variety of marks can portray a likeness, a response, a feeling even the notions of time and speed. It explains the importance of color, tone, shape, texture, and scale through exercises and shared techniques. But it also encourages the artist to explore the joy of the medium, to develop handling skills, confidence, and to find their unique painting "voice." Included is advice on getting started, such as collecting materials, the fundamentals, and mark-making; ideas to trigger the imagination for developing personal style; and a variety of images to inspire and encourage. There is also help and advice throughout to practice new skills and gain confidence with a medium that has the potential magnificence of a "full orchestra," but which can be slipped into the pocket.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 162681
Paperbound $34.95x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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