The watercolour enigma : a complete painting course revealing the secrets and science of watercolour / Stephen Coates.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: Search Press, 2018.
Originally published: Sheffield: Arc Publishing and Print, 2014.
Many watercolour artists are disappointed with the results of their endeavours because their attempts at painting do not always turn out as intended. However, the majority of mistakes are caused by the incorrect use of paint rather than artistic inability. 'The Watercolour Enigma' is based on a practical course by artist Stephen Coates, and is designed to take the student through a process of learning rarely seen in other practical art books. By examining the basic science of watercolour including the properties of water and colour pigment, and through a series of practical, straightforward, step-by-step painting exercises, budding painters will leave Stephen's book not only with a mine of watercolour knowledge but with a selection of stunning paintings they can proudly say are their own.
128 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm
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