Mastering Atmosphere & Mood in Watercolor: The Critical Ingredients That Turn Paintings Into Art
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Mastering Atmosphere & Mood in Watercolor: The Critical Ingredients That Turn Paintings Into Art

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As Joseph Zbukvic explains, in order to set the mood in a composition, artists need to set their clocks - their watercolour clocks, that is. The watercolour clock is a simple, but ingenious teaching device Zbukvic created to show artists how to manipulate watercolor materials for dazzling, atmospheric effects. The clock accompanies every visual example in this book, helpin...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 8th 2005 by International Artist Publishing (first published July 2002)
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Cheryl
Zbukvic is a rising star in the world of watercolor. His art is magnificent! The cost of this book is worth it if it were only to have a coffee table collection of his art. However, I found this book to be extremely well-written and effective instructionally. The main thrust of the book is to examine the variances in watercolor application as it relates to the degrees of paper wetness and paint dilution. Using practical terms that demonstrate those consistencies, Zbukvic systematically instructs...more
Marc
VERY informative. This is not just an 'inspiration' art book, it's a very practical hands on book that will really help anyone in their first few years of watercolor.
Timnah
The artist's personality comes through in the text and the drawings, making this an especially informative book.
Margaret
The best of the best in regards to painting in watercolor.
Justine
Brilliant help to watercolour artists!
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