The Figure in Watercolor

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The Figure in Watercolor

Simple, Fast, Focused

By Mel Stabin

Watson-Guptill, Paperback, 9780823016945, 112pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

Following in the footsteps of "Watercolor: Simple, Fast, and Focused" is Mel Stabin's latest: "The Figure in Watercolor: Simple, Fast, and Focused." Capturing a figure's unique personality and multifaceted quality in watercolor is challenging but Stabin demonstrates, step by step, how the new artist can capture the figure by painting simply, directly, and with intense focus on the essence of a person. Readers will discover tested techniques and hands-on tips for painting portraits, people in an environment, and groups of people, as well as for painting people from photographs. They ll also find a treasury of valuable advice on design, composition, shape, value, color, and more

About the Author
Mel Stabin is the author of "Watercolor: Simple, Fast, and Focused." His paintings have been honored with national awards, and are in many private and corporate collections. He lives in Park Ridge, New Jersey.