Watercolor Fairy Art

Watercolor Fairy Art

Book - 2014
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Watercolor paint has a life of its own. The colors blossom and bloom on the page. They mix and bleed, dance and shimmer, some showing through, some sinking back into the hollows of the paper. What better medium for capturing the magical and enchanting world of fairies? Here, illustrator and art instructor Sara Burrier shows the artist how to harness the magic of watercolor with tried and tested rules that artists can use to take their fairy art to the next level. Inside, she covers:

The Rules of Drawing --from tools, materials, and gathering inspiration to drawing fairy poses, gestures, wings, and costumes The Rules of Watercolor --choosing a color palette, prepping the workspace, and techniques for adding texture, volume, and other details The Rules of Other Fairy Artists --this unique section explores the secrets of professional artists and showcases their work

Rules are conveyed as quick tips, informative demonstrations, and even simple exercises, making Watercolor Fairy Art a comprehensive and accessible manual for artists of all capabilities. Gorgeous, full-color art throughout.

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barrons Educational Series, Inc., 2014.
ISBN: 9781438004365
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)


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