Painting boats with watercolor can be exciting and challenging. Discover how to: - - simplify drawing boats. - harness the energy in the water. - use the character of wharves and jetties where boats are found. - use the figurative element for scale. - exploit the energy of your brush mark. - use the variety of subject matter under the painting boats umbrella. - create exciting compositions from nautical subjects. - paint a still-life using boating accessories. There really is something for everyone in the world of painting boats. A new inspiring volume in this series of “Painting With Ev Hales” series that will not disappoint, with over 130 images and clear instructive text. Do you fit into any of these categories? - Love painting boats; never paint boats; put this subject in the too hard basket; would love to but just can’t draw well enough? If you love it you will be inspired to try a few new ways with boats, if you are intimidated you will be encouraged to ‘have a go” using some different strategies discussed. Learn how to enter this exciting world of boats gradually and build skills and confidence as you go. Learn how to work on site as well as from photographs to develop exciting compositions. Many tips and techniques make the painting process simpler and achievable for everyone. Exploring ways to work in watercolor to achieve some magical effects is the main thrust of this ebook. However all artists will benefit from the subject discussions and how these can be used for exciting compositions. Examples include oil paintings, pen and wash on glaze painting and watercolor.