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Book details
  • Genre:ART
  • SubGenre:Techniques / Watercolor Painting
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Painting with Ev Hales
  • Series Number:4
  • Pages:140
  • eBook ISBN:9780987114143

Painting Still Water

Representing Reflections

by Ev Hales

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Overview

An inspiring ebook based on instructional painting ideas and techniques for artists. Utilize the concept of painting less to say more when focusing on still water. Still water is a reflective surface offering the artist many possibilities for evocative and mood filled imagery. Explore the issues related to creating depth across a flat horizontal surface; edge control; tonal gradation and color. All are important aspects discussed at length in this volume. This ebook is relevant to all artists but includes specific watercolor techniques, like glazing and subtle color mixing. Develop an understanding of specific paper surfaces to use for granulation effects.

Description

An inspiring ebook based on instructional painting ideas and techniques for artists. Utilize the concept of painting less to say more when focusing on still water. Still water is a reflective surface offering the artist many possibilities for evocative and mood filled imagery. Explore the issues related to creating depth across a flat horizontal surface; edge control; tonal gradation and color. Soak up the tranquillity and mystique that is inevitably linked to areas with still water. Observe the thought process used to make modifications that improve and complete a painting without over doing it. Learn how to make those changes without letting people know you have needed to. Practical discussions and over 100 images explore the power of suggestion when creating images of still water. This ebook is relevant to any painting medium but includes specific issues for watercolor painters.

About the author

Ev Hales trained as a secondary art teacher and still holds teaching as an important aspect of her life as an artist. Keenly sought as a tutor/mentor Ev Hales has been an important part of hundreds of artist’s lives as they developed their artistic voice. She teaches painting on location and holds workshops all over the world. A multi award winning artist with a consistent exhibiting record that spans more than twenty five years. She is also an author and is currently collating her painting teaching experience into a series of instructional ebooks. A visit to her website www.evhales shows the breadth of her vision and her passion for interpreting her daily life.

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