Painting Vibrant Watercolors: Discover the Magic of Light, Color and Contrast (Paperback)

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Paint Watercolors that Shine

Make the most of watercolor's fresh, vibrant nature through light, color and contrast. In the first few chapters, artist Soon Y. Warren helps you lay the groundwork--everything from choosing and lighting subjects to color theory and perspective. Then, follow along with a thrilling series of step-by-step demonstrations to put your ideas into action for paintings that shine

  • Learn how color, value, contrast and composition affect the impact of your paintings
  • Discover the plans and techniques you'll need for successful, realistic watercolors
  • Follow 16 demonstrations to create brilliant paintings
  • Paint a variety of subjects, including still life, landscapes, water scenes, flowers, architecture and animals

This book is the perfect balance of classic theory and hands-on technique. Engaging and easy-to-follow instruction gives you a solid foundation so you can take your work to the next level as you create dynamic paintings.

About the Author

Soon Y. Warren is an award-winning artist and teacher. She is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, Texas Watercolor Society, Purple Sage Brush, Alabama Watercolor Society and Society of Watercolor Artists. Her work has been in Watercolor Artist magazine, The Artist's Magazine and four editions of Splash: The Best of Watercolor. She is the author of two books, Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor (North Light, 2006) and Painting Vibrant Watercolors (North Light, 2009). She is represented by Southwest Gallery in Dallas, Texas; Your Private Collection art gallery in Granbury, Texas; and Brian Drake Studio and Gallery in Stevensville, Texas. Visit her website at http: // Warren lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781440314728
ISBN-10: 1440314721
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: October 21st, 2011
Pages: 143
Language: English