Drawing & Painting Portraits In Watercolour
Publisher Search Press
Format BC Paperback
Dimensions 216mm x 280mm
Page Extent 128
Pub Date March 2018
Invest your portraiture with character and ease with this complete guide to drawing and painting portraits in watercolour, pencil and charcoal, which includes five step-by-step projects and numerous practical techniques.
Portraiture is one of the most rewarding painting disciplines. In this book, experienced portrait artist David Thomas shows that it need not be intimidating. Learn to use watercolour, pencil and charcoal to produce fresh and approachable portraits invested with life and character.
- 5 projects (2 charcoal, 3 watercolour)
- Popular medium with little competition in this discipline
- Approachable and achievable
About the Author
David Thomas showed drawing ability from an early age, and was one reason for his decision to become an architect. Drawing and painting became lifelong hobbies, and an early retirement gave him the opportunity to develop them more seriously. In addition to his artwork, he designs and makes devices as diverse as an artist's folding easel and a walking frame. His portraits have generally been commissions, often of children. He runs occasional portrait workshops and gives portrait demonstrations to local art societies.
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Arches Watercolour paper is made the traditional way, using a cylinder mould. This method ensures that the fibres are evenly distributed which makes the paper extremely stable, so it will not warp or stretch when water is applied to it.
An easel handcrafted from seasoned Beechwood and ideal for studio or field work with the function to adjust working height and fold down to a box shape.
Acid free, water based pigment ink is water resistant and fade proof. Xylene free.
Available for A1 and A2 Sizes Portfolios to help you carry your heavy work