Creative Portraits in Watercolor: Learn to Paint Faces and Characters with Beginner-Friendly Lessons - Explore Watercolor, Ink, Gouache, and More (Paperback)

Creative Portraits in Watercolor: Learn to Paint Faces and Characters with Beginner-Friendly Lessons - Explore Watercolor, Ink, Gouache, and More By Ana Santos Cover Image
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Learn to create gorgeous portraits in watercolor using easy techniques.
 
Written and illustrated by Ana Santos, an artist and illustrator and a popular online instructor, Creative Portraits in Watercolor presents simple step-by-step demonstrations and beginner-level exercises to create expressive, imaginative portraits. You’ll learn about: 
 
  • Essential Materials. Types of watercolor paint, papers, brushes, and other supplies.
  • Color. Its essential characteristics, plus the color wheel, harmonies, contrasts, and creating palettes.
  • How to Work with Watercolor. Fundamental methods, brushstrokes, transparencies, gradients, and techniques for creating areas of light.
  • Proportions of the Face. Basic proportions and feature positions for front, profile, and three-quarter views, plus creating imaginary faces and transferring reference images.
  • Creative Portraits. Discover 45 fun exercises and inspiring examples that explore painting portraits using key color wheel palettes, mixed media combinations, and thought-provoking techniques.

With Creative Portraits in Watercolor, you’ll learn to achieve stunning results with a wide variety of simple techniques.

About the Author


Ana Santos graduated from the University of Salamanca with a degree in Fine Arts, specializing in drawing and graphic design. In addition to her work as an illustrator and designer for a variety of clients, she teaches drawing and painting classes in person as well as on the online teaching platform Domestika. Ana lives in Salamanca, Spain. To learn more, visit anasantosilustracion.com or @anasantos_illustration on Instagram.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760382424
ISBN-10: 0760382425
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 144
Language: English