Portraits Discover dynamic techniques for creating lifelike heads and faces in watercolor

Portraits

Discover dynamic techniques for creating lifelike heads and faces in watercolor

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Format: Paperback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781600582776
Publisher: Walter Foster
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The light and airy qualities of watercolor lend it to creating luminous portraits that are full of life. In Watercolor Made Easy: Portraits, award-winning artist Peggi Habets invites artists to learn the secrets of rendering beautiful, lifelike portraits using this sometimes tricky medium. Techniques specific to painting lifelike portraits and detailed information on tools and materials are included. A variety of diverse and contemporary subjects appeal to a wide variety of tastes and artistic styles in this educational and approachable book.

Timothy Chambers (Purcellville, VA) trained as a young with his father, artist William T. Chambers, and spent more than ten years in apprenticeships with other great artists. Ken Goldman (San Diego, CA) is an instructor at the Athenaeum School of the Arts in La Jolla, California, where he teaches portraiture, artistic anatomy, and landscape painting classes. Peggi Habets is an award-winning watercolor artist located in Pittburgh, PA. She was nominated as Pittgsburgh Center for the Arts "Emerging Artist of the Year 2008," and her work has been featured in a number of magazines. Lance Richlin (Los Angeles, CA) has taught every aspect of classical art. He has shown his work in many galleries across California, and he has exhibited work at museums in California, Texas, and Washington.
Format: Paperback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781600582776
Illustrations: 120
Size: 6.5 in x 9.5 in / 165 mm x 241 mm
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Introduction
Tools & Materials
Watercolor Techniques
Capturing Photographic References
Design & Composition
Values
Backgrounds
Beyond the Basics
Drawing Your Portrait
Color Formulas
Portrait of a Young Woman
Sunny Day
Waiting
Working with Bold Patterns
An Elegant Woman
Last Visit
Expressive Lighting
Keeping It Simple
Creating a Story
Final Thoughts