Wonderful World of Watercolor: Learning and Loving Transparent Watercolor by Mary Baumgartner

Wonderful World of Watercolor: Learning and Loving Transparent Watercolor

Mary Baumgartner
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  • ISBN
    9780823099108 / 0823099105
  • Title Wonderful World of Watercolor: Learning and Loving Transparent Watercolor
  • Author Mary Baumgartner
  • Category Handicrafts, Decorative Arts & Crafts
    Painting & Art Manuals
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2008
  • Pages 144
  • Publisher
    Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Imprint Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 216mm x 9mm x 253mm

Annotation

Learn to paint in watercolor—at any age!

  • Down-to-earth, you-can-do-it instructions and ideas

  • Surefire techniques plus reassuring text

  • Basics build to a final three-day watercolor workshop
Everyone loves watercolors. They're easy to carry around and they don't call for complicated special materials. But getting started with watercolors can be daunting. What paper, paint, and brushes do you really need? How do you mix colors without getting mud? How do you create those clear, glowing tones? “Wonderful World of Watercolor ”guides beginners through these basics and on to the rewards of painting beautiful watercolors. Author Mary Baumgartner has more than twenty years of experience in teaching painting workshops. Now she shares her down-to-earth approach with readers everywhere—with simple instructions on everything from choosing materials to creating a palette, from color values to capturing favorite subjects like pets, fruits and vegetables, skies and clouds, and more. Baumgartner's warm, reassuring tone is perfect for neophyte artists and anyone who needs a bit of extra support to get started.

Publisher Description

Learn to paint in watercolor—at any age


  • Down-to-earth, you-can-do-it instructions and ideas
  • Surefire techniques plus reassuring text
  • Basics build to a final three-day watercolor workshop

Everyone loves watercolors. They're easy to carry around and they don't call for complicated special materials. But getting started with watercolors can be daunting. What paper, paint, and brushes do you really need? How do you mix colors without getting mud? How do you create those clear, glowing tones? Wonderful World of Watercolor guides beginners through these basics and on to the rewards of painting beautiful watercolors. Author Mary Baumgartner has more than twenty years of experience in teaching painting workshops. Now she shares her down-to-earth approach with readers everywhere—with simple instructions on everything from choosing materials to creating a palette, from color values to capturing favorite subjects like pets, fruits and vegetables, skies and clouds, and more. Baumgartner's warm, reassuring tone is perfect for neophyte artists and anyone who needs a bit of extra support to get started.

Author Biography

Mary Baumgartner is an artist and teacher. Her course by the same name as this book has helped countless students create stunning watercolours.

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