Charles Evans Watercolors in a Weekend

Charles Evans Watercolors in a Weekend

by Charles Evans


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*Easy-to-master techniques and achievable projects in a perennially popular medium

*Expert instruction from one of the world's best-known watercolor artists

For beginners, creating a finished watercolor painting can seem daunting. With Charles Evans' Watercolours in a Weekend, even the most inexperienced painter will find a clear and no-nonsense approach to painting beautiful and complete watercolors in the quickest time possible. Featuring eight timeless watercolor projects—a still life, sky, buildings, flowers, and more—this guide provides readers with essential materials lists, technique instruction, practice exercises, and project guidance. The end result? Vibrant finished paintings suitable for framing—in just a weekend!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780715324684
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 03/07/2007
Pages: 124
Sales rank: 1,015,065
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Charles Evans is one of Britain's leading painters and the host of a long-running TV series. A frequent art class instructor all across the United Kingdom, he lives in Morpeth, Northumberland.

Table of Contents

Introduction     5
Materials and Techniques     8
The Projects     21
Sky and Land     23
Saturday exercises     24
Sunday painting     28
Mountains and Lakes     23
Saturday exercises     36
Sunday painting     40
The Sea     47
Saturday exercises     48
Sunday painting     52
Trees and Foliage     59
Saturday exercises     60
Sunday painting 1     64
Sunday painting 2     70
Buildings     73
Saturday exercises     74
Sunday painting     78
Flowers     85
Saturday exercises     86
Sunday painting     90
Still Life     97
Saturday exercises     98
Sunday painting     102
Figure     109
Saturday exercises     110
Sunday painting     114
Index     120

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