Learn how to paint relaxing landscapes, exciting seascapes and portraits with personality. Whatever you want to paint, William Newton can show you how. Starting from first principles, this thorough guide demonstrates the breadth and depth of William's watercolour painting expertise. In addition to beautiful detailed projects covering architecture, still life and other classic scenes, this book contains sections on colour and tone, the materials you will need, key watercolour painting techniques as well as vital information on perspective and drawing; all explained and illustrated for ease of use. This book was previously published as William Newton's Complete Guide to Watercolour Painting and is now made available in paperback.
William Newton is a full-time professional artist. He paints many subjects and works in most media, although he specialises in watercolour and oil. He is a practising art tutor, with many years' experience of teaching both adults and children. His paintings are held in collections all over the world. William lives in Essex, United Kingdom.
Introduction 6 Painting basics 8 Materials 10 Colour 18 Tone 28 Techniques 38 Choosing your subject 44 Drawing 56 Step-by-step projects 66 Farm Track 68 Barges on the Mud 78 Village Street 88 Magdalen College 98 Cannon 108 John 118 Index 128