A compilation of in-depth exercises and practical projects created by the artist Joe Dowden, to help seasoned artists master representing water in watercolour. With content selected specially from two of Joe's previous titles, the book features over 350 colour illustrations and inspirational photographs. A fresh new design breathes new life into established tips and techniques.
Joe Dowden is a watercolour specialist who has published his how-to guides worldwide since turning professional in 1982. He runs workshops and courses in Europe and beyond, and has exhibited his work throughout Britain. He lives in East Sussex, UK. www.joedowden.com
Introduction Materials Making water look wet Composition Six exercises 1. Using tone to paint low sunlight on water 2. Sunlit water 3. Deep water 4. Upside-down sky 5. Rippled water and boats in Venice 6. Waterfall Painting projects Flat, still water Puddles Rippled water Seascape Shallow water Richness and depth Sparkling sea Gallery Index