People in Watercolour

People in Watercolour Summary

This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to achieve successful watercolour paintings of people in just 30 minutes – ideal for the busy amateur artist who doesn't have much time to paint.

Many people think they don't have enough time to paint, but in this attractive guide Trevor Waugh encourages quick and simple painting. By working with just a few materials and focusing on the key techniques it is possible to achieve successful, realistic paintings of people in no more than half an hour. And for those artists who already have a little painting experience, learning to work more quickly enables them to free up their style and paint more spontaneously.

All the key topics are covered, from watercolour techniques, colour and tone to learning about proportions, simple silhouettes, facial features, and backgrounds.

About the author

Trevor Waugh is an established, popular painter who runs very successful painting workshops and holidays. He is author of several books on painting including Winning with Watercolour and 30-minute Flowers in Watercolour. Apart from his original watercolours, his work is also known to a wide market in the form of greetings cards, prints and other merchandise.

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