Capturing the Magic of Light in Watercolor

Capturing the Magic of Light in Watercolor

Book - 2005
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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!

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781581805833
Branch Call Number: 751.422 BOU 2005
Characteristics: 127 p. : col. ill


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