Paint With the Watercolor Masters

Paint With the Watercolor Masters

A Step-by-step Guide to Materials and Techniques for Today's Artists

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Provides step-by-step demonstrations encompassing varied styles and technical approaches, as well as an in-depth guide to materials so that you can get the best results.

Norton Pub
With the aid of this practical guide, amateur artists can explore every aspect of watercolor, from understanding the historical background to learning how to master the many different techniques.The in-depth guide to materials explains how to choose the right ones for your purpose from the many available today, and how to get the best results. Step-by-step demonstrations encompass varied styles and technical approaches and show, with the aid of photographs for each stage and detailed explanations, exactly how to re-create the methods of the masters.The author’s own research and experiments shed light on how the watercolor masters, from Du¨rer and Turner to Ce´zanne and Sargent, actually worked.
A step-by-step guide to materials and techniques for today’s watercolorists.

Book News
Stephenson explains the materials and techniques of watercolor in Europe and America during the past 500 years by analyzing in detail some water color paintings by famous artists. Most of the many illustrations are in color. He looks at paints, brushes, papers, support; Dürer. Turner. Sargent; Paul Cézanne, Helen Allingham, and Lauara Knight; and other topics. The book would be suitable for beginning painters or for experienced painters who want to learn more about water colors. It is not indexed. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, c1998, 2010
ISBN: 9780500288795
Branch Call Number: 751.422 St45p
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 x 24 cm


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