Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Urban Watercolor Sketching

Urban Watercolor Sketching
By Felix Scheinberger

About the book:
A guide that shows painters, drawers, doodlers, and urban sketchers how to bring their drawings to life with colorful, bold, yet accessible painting methods.


Bring new energy to your sketches of urban scenes with this fresh and simple approach to watercolor painting. Whether you’re an amateur artist, drawer, doodler, or sketcher, watercolor is a versatile sketching medium that’s perfect for people on the go—much like pen or pencil. Accomplished designer and illustrator Felix Scheinberger offers a solid foundation in color theory and countless lessons on all aspects of watercolor sketching, including:

Fundamentals like wet-on-wet, glazes, and washes
Materials and supplies to bring on your travels
Little-known tips and tricks, like painting when water
isn’t handy and seeking out inspiration

Vibrant watercolor paintings grace each page, and light-hearted anecdotes (why do fish make great subjects to paint, you may be wondering...) make this a lively guide to the medium. With an open mind and sketchbook, you will be ready to capture the moments around you in luminous color with confidence, creativity, and ease—no matter what your skill level may be.

My thoughts:
I've been watercolor painting for about a year and I love it. It's so relaxing and fun. Each chance to learn a new technique excited me.

"Urban Watercolor Sketches" is all about being you in your art while cover all the watercolor basics from color theory to different types of glazes.

The entire book is filled with bright and sketchy pictures to spur you into to trying out watercolor for yourself.

This is a great book for someone wanting to start out in watercolor or anyone wanting to re-inspire there hobby!

*i received this book free for review from Blogging For Books*

Rating: 4 carats

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