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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 30 November 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219828
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 700
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $36.99
  • Series: Take Three Colours
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Take Three Colours

$36.99

25 quick and easy watercolours using 3 brushes and 3 tubes of paint by Julie King & Matthew Palmer

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Book Description

Learn to paint 25 stunning watercolours using only three colours and three brushes each time. 

Learn to paint colourful watercolours using only three colours in this collection of projects, tips and techniques from the innovative Take Three Colours series.

Each of the 25 projects explores a variety of watercolour techniques and walks the reader through a sequence of clear steps using a selection of three pure colours and their many mixes, and only three brushes to complete the work.

Project themes include landscapes, seascapes, flowers, mountains, lakes and rivers and snow scenes. There is also a comprehensive glossary at the end of the book, exploring some of the most commonly used terms and techniques featured in the book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Landscapes 8
Sunset Island 10
Winter Day 16
Woodland Path 26
Valley Farm 32
Seascapes 40
Boats with Reflections 44
Sand Dune 50
Ravenglass 58
Lighthouse 64
Estuary 70
Flowers 78
Japanese Anemone 82
Poppies 86
Pansies 92
Rose 98
Mountains 106
Alpine Scene 110
Across the Meadow 116
Lake District 122
Frosty Night 128
Lakes and Rivers 136
Derwent Water 140
Swans on the Broads 144
Bridge over the Stream 150
Brograve Windmill 158
Snow Scenes 168
Snowy Hills 170
Snowy Road 174
Streamside Tree 180
Vermont Landscape 186
Glossary 192

About the Author

About Julie King

Julie lives in Kent. She was brought up in March in Cambridgeshire where she attended Cambridge College of Arts and Technology to pursue a Foundation in Art, followed by a degree in Printed Textile design, at Trent Polytechnic Nottingham achieving a First class (Hons). She then went on to design household textiles, wallpapers and prints for ceramics inspired by her love of flowers.

Following a Certificate in Education, Julie began teaching and inspiring adults to paint in watercolour, not only to share her painting skills but for the benefits of well-being and good health. Teaching venues include gardens, galleries and cruise liners. Julie exhibited at Watts Gallery in Surrey whilst serving as Artist-in-Residence.

Her awards have included the Society of Botanical Artists' Certificate of Botanical Merit for a freestyle interpretation of an iris and the Elizabeth Smail Memorial Award for Colour and Composition while exhibiting at Florum in Kent.

Julie is a regular contributor to the Leisure Painter magazine, and has written a number of art books.

About Matthew Palmer

Matthew Palmer is a renowned demonstrator of watercolour painting, and his classes are particularly popular with beginners. He has been painting professionally for over 20 years and specializes in landscapes, still life and animals. He has his own studio at his home in Derbyshire, UK and teaches hundreds of people each week, as well as running watercolour workshops and holidays. He has many personal exhibitions, participates in several art shows and appears regularly on television as well as on his own internet-based art show at www.watercolour.tv

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