Terry is a superb teacher and he instinctively knows where the pitfalls are. When you're about to stumble, he's there already with a steadying hand.
The first half of this well thought-out little guide is taken up by a series of guides ('Quick Techniques', Terry calls them). They each occupy just two pages and show you how to capture effects such as breaking waves, rippled reflections or a fast-flowing stream. Terry is the master of creating an effect in just a few brushstrokes and these sections will show you how to build up your image with as little fuss as possible.
The remainder of the book comprises a set of ten projects that show you how to paint a simple scene in no more than twenty steps. These are not cut-down demonstrations that create the illusion of a quick and simple painting, they really are quick and simple and dispel much of the mystery than can surround watercolour.
This is a refreshing approach, both to painting and to demonstrating.
Book: Search Press . Paperback . 96 pages .
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- Terry Harrison
- Search Press