Cover image for Gouache : an artist's guide to painting with gouache on the go! / Agathe Singer.
Gouache : an artist's guide to painting with gouache on the go! / Agathe Singer.
Publication Information:
Forest Lake, CA : Walter Foster Publishing, 2018.

Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm


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751.422 SIN Book Adult General Collection

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Take a fresh look at an up-and-coming art medium with Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache !

Gouache paint has a long history, but it's often associated with watercolor and multimedia art. Until now, that is! Trendy artists with large social-media followings are reinvigorating gouache, making this the ideal time to add this medium to your toolbox...or start your art journey with it!

Like the other books in the Anywhere, Anytime Art series, Gouache explores this medium in a portable, approachable, and contemporary way. Basic painting topics, such as tools and materials, techniques, and color theory, are presented in an easy-to-read, visual style. The subsequent step-by-step projects focus on various subjects that artists can find anywhere, whether they're home or out and about. Artists can learn to paint their favorite things, including plants, flowers, cats, patterns, and more.

Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache is filled with vibrant, colorful artwork that's sure to inspire any artist to give gouache a try and get out there and paint!

Author Notes

Agathe Singer is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. Working in gouache and watercolor, she paints flora and fauna full of color, nuances, and details. Agathe worked with the Austrian fashion designer Arthur Arbesser for his 2016 collections, which were featured by Vogue magazine, as well as a number of French and Austrian companies. She's a member of Women Who Draw, an open directory of female artists. Learn more about Agathe at her website:

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Tools & Materialsp. 6
Painting & Drawing Techniquesp. 10
Color Theoryp. 18
Painting On The Gop. 26
Project 1 Harlequm Patternp. 33
Project 2 Flowerp. 39
Project 3 Budp. 45
Project 4 Fruitp. 51
Project 5 Familiar Objectp. 57
Project 6 Bird On A Branchp. 65
Project 7 Floral Patternp. 75
Project 8 Noncturnal Catp. 84
Project 9 Potted Plantsp. 91
Project 10 City Rooftopsp. 101
Project 11 Hidden Animalsp. 111
Project 12 Garden On A Balconyp. 119
Inspirationp. 127
About The Authorp. 128