Capturing the Magic of Light in WatercolorBook - 2005
Transform your paintings from ordinary to extraordinary - with light!
Want to paint light-filled watercolors that reach out and draw viewers in? In this book, award-winning watercolorist and teacher Susan Bourdet shows you how. Through simple concepts and detailed step-by-step demonstrations, Susan demystifies the process of successfully depicting light in watercolor. You'll learn how to:Create convincing light effects and rich shadows Depict different light angles and times of day Render light on a variety of subjects, from feathers and fur to flowers, water and textures Take reference photos with exciting light and combine them into a believable composition that speaks to your viewers
It's all the information you'll need to capture the magic of light in your watercolors!
Includes 23 step-by-step demonstrations!