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Watercolor : expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with watercolor / Ron Stocke.
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En plein air
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9781633226166
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Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster, 2018.

©2018
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128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Summary

Summary

For artists looking to grow beyond the studio, En Plein Air: Watercolor is the definitive resource for experiencing the rewards and invigoration of watercolor painting on location.

En Plein Air: Watercolor introduces beginning artists and fine-art enthusiasts to the core concepts of painting on location . This guide will have you fully prepared for a day of painting outdoors. Inside, you'll find a comprehensive list of what to pack to maximize your time, learn how to choose a subject and interpret it for a composition, discover how to deal with the challenges of shadows and shifting natural light , and hone your watercolor techniques.

The collection of step-by-step projects will help you gain new artistic skills as you create unique, dynamic artwork outside the studio. Perfect for artists looking to break outside the norm, En Plein Air: Watercolor is your complete guide to experiencing the unique rewards of painting on location with the invigorating medium of watercolor.


Author Notes

Ron Stocke is an American watercolorist who lives and paints in the Pacific Northwest. His award-winning paintings have been published in several international publications and on products throughout North America. A signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and the Northwest Watercolor Society, and an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Ron paints, writes, and teaches workshops throughout North America and Europe. Learn more at ronstocke.com.