About Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Landscapes in Watercolour
Learn to paint watercolor landscapes in 30 half-hour lessons with master artist Dave Woolass. Tracings are provided to transfer to the paper or canvass. No drawing necessary!
This complete beginner’s guide to painting watercolor landscapes is ideal if you want to learn to paint but are short on time. Broken down into 30 quick and easy paintings that take no more than 30 minutes to complete, this basic course will teach you all the skills you need to paint landscapes and their components, including trees in winter, sparkling water, hedgerows and gates, animals, human figures and buildings in the landscape.
The 30-minute paintings are all worked at postcard size – ideal for a 6 x 4in watercolor pad, and tracings are included for those with limited drawing skills. Each small painting is a work of art in its own right, and can be stored in your portfolio for reference later, or framed and hung on the wall to impress your friends. The book also includes 3 larger paintings that demonstrate how you can combine the elements you have learned into vibrant, atmospheric landscapes.
The book is broken down into chapters that focus, respectively, on washes, color mixing, building up the landscape and dropping in the details, while the final section of the book contains 3 complete paintings that demonstrate how to combine all the techniques and elements of painting landscapes learned, also accompanied by actual-size tracings.