The Ready to Paint series provides six tracings for readers to pull out and transfer on to watercolour paper. There is one for each of the five step-by-step demonstrations, plus a bonus tracing of the inspirational painting in the introduction section, and full instructions on how to transfer the images.
People who want to learn to Irish Landscapes in watercolour without relying on their drawing skills have everything they need in this book. Renowned television presenter and watercolour tutor, Dermot Cavanagh, has created five step-by-step demonstrations depicting beautiful scenes from his native Ireland: the Argory, a National Trust property in County Tyrone, a Singing Pub in County Donegal, Glendalough, a historic site in County Wicklow, Glencar Lake in County Sligo and Doo Lough in County Mayo. There is also a beautiful Roscommon lake scene featuring Castle Island on Lough Key for readers to have a go at once they have mastered the skills learned from the demonstrations, and a tracing is provided for this too.
Dermot Cavanagh inspired millions of viewers by teaching a host of celebrities to paint the Irish landscape in the BBC TV series Awash With Colour. A prolific painter all his life, Dermot has had numerous exhibitions of his work and his paintings hang in collectors' homes around the world. He is regularly commissioned to create original paintings, specialising in his native Irish landscape. Dermot demonstrates to art clubs and societies and holds painting courses throughout Britain and painting holidays to Ireland and abroad. Dermot is a published author and has produced many teaching DVDs. He has appeared on various television and radio programmes and is a regular contributor to art magazines.
Introduction 4 Materials 6 Transferring the image 9 The Argory 10 Step by step Glencar Lake 16 Step by step Glendalough 24 Step by step The Singing Pub 32 Step by step Doo Lough 40 Step by step Index 48