The Figure in Watercolor: Simple, Fast, Focused (Paperback)

Simple, Fast, Focused

By Mel Stabin

Watson-Guptill, 9780823016945, 112pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

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Description

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.
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