Art

No Excuses Watercolor Animals

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield

Publisher: Penguin

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Category: Art

Page: 128

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Experience the freedom of watercolor painting and let go of fear! You'll have no excuse not to paint when you follow Gina Rossi Armfield as she shares her intuitive and inspirational approach to sketching and painting animals. Watercolor is the perfect medium for capturing the flowing textures, patterns and playful personalities of your favorite furry, feathered and farmyard friends. And it's fun using organic, sketchbook-style techniques to create soulful animal portraits. No intimidating exercises--just colorful and expressive works of art! The animal field guide is divided into 3 sections--Paws, Claws and Hooves--with 15 different animal projects that each include a photo reference, color palette and sketch template. Inside you'll find: • Tricks for painting fur, feathers, beaks, claws, hooves and eyes • Essential and easy paintbrush and watercolor instruction • Guidance for working from photo reference • Creative background and text overlay ideas

No Excuses Watercolor Oceans

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield

Publisher: North Light Books

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Page: 128

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Art-making as easy and breezy as a day at the beach! The ocean is home to a fascinating cast of odd and awesome creatures. With this creative field guide, anyone can sketch and paint these living treasures of sea and shore. Generously illustrated pages offer waves of inspiration, along with tips for making the most of watercolor's expressive, free-flowing nature. Profiles for 21 mammals, birds, fish, crustaceans, invertebrates and shellfish Each profile features a reference photo, interesting facts, color palette, sketches, a line drawing, a step-by-step detail demonstration and a finished watercolor rendering Includes an introductory primer on basic watercolor techniques and special effects for evoking seaworthy textures and backgrounds Quotes throughout celebrate the wonder of the sea With an intuitive approach and friendly instruction, No Excuses Watercolor Oceans makes first strokes fun and simple, allowing even novice artists to answer the call of the sea with loose and lovely results.
Crafts & Hobbies

No Excuses Watercolor

Author: Gina Rossi Armfield

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 687

"I can't control the paint." "It's not colorful enough." "It's intimidating!" With the fun and easy techniques in Gina Rossi Armfield's No Excuses Watercolor, your excuses for not painting with watercolor don't stand a chance! As you try the demonstrations and exercises, you'll learn the techniques and tricks necessary to achieve amazing, colorful results in your artist's sketchbook. After getting to know your materials, you'll try your hand at thirteen exercises that will help train your hand, and help you identify and refine your artistic style. Along the way, you'll get tips and suggestions for adding journaling and writing to your art. Finally, you'll find an inspirational resource guide packed with reference photos, starter sketches, color palettes, journaling prompts and more to help you fill your watercolor journal! Grab your sketchbook and watercolors--it's time to paint, no excuses! • 22 demonstrations for sketching and watercolor painting. • 13 exercises for practicing backgrounds, focal images, color mixing, layering and details. • 13 resource sections loaded with journaling and painting prompts to keep you inspired.
Brand name products

Brands and Their Companies

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Category: Brand name products

Page: 1858

View: 329

This is a guide to product trade names, brands, and product names, with addresses of their manufacturers and distributors.
Literary Criticism

Books Kids Will Sit Still for 3

Author: Judy Freeman

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 974

View: 775

Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.
Art

Works of Art

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

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Category: Art

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