You’ll Love This Seascape Painting & Drawing Book If:
- You love painting landscapes using the blendable medium of pastel
- You want to visually learn new pastel painting techniques & tips step-by-step
- You love learning along with Maggie Price & want to know more
Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen by Claudia Nice features more than 60 demonstrations focused on showing you all you need to know how to draw waves, paint water, sand & other seascape images. If you want great water painting tips, look no further than this comprehensive water painting book. These water painting techniques will add realism and special details to your next ocean watercolor painting or drawing.
The great demonstrations & techniques in this book vary from dramatic whitewater rapids and crashing waves to calm tide pools and tropical beaches. You can also learn how to paint or draw ocean sunsets, boats, harbors, rolling surf and much more. Everything you need to create your own paradise is here in Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen. Claudia Nice is an expert artist with many years of experience teaching artists of all skill levels.
In Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen You’ll Learn:
- How to draw seascapes, shorelines & beach images with pen and ink
- Tips and tricks to painting water & waves in watercolor
- The tools & tips you’ll need to mix the right colors for a variety of water & other natural elements
Check Out This Excerpt From Down by the Sea with Brush and Pen by Claudia Nice
As the ocean rolls into the shallows, sending massive swells ashore, it creates an unending source of subject matter. In this explosive scene, the water roars and curls and kicks back into far-flung spray, while thick patches of foam hold fast to the bucking surf like a gathering of bull riders clinging to their raging mounts. It’s the rare artist who can view the antics of the surf and not long to explore it with a pencil, brush or pen. It doesn’t matter what medium you choose, the spirit of the sea can be expressed quite well with all of them.
Watercolor is my choice when I wish to portray sunlit surf, with a myriad of highlights dancing on its surface, and breakers that are so transparent at their crest that you can almost see through them. Nothing beats watercolor and the white of the paper for lending brightness to a scene.
Gouache, being opaque, is a more forgiving type of watercolor. It has a heavier look and lends itself well to stormy, brooding seascapes. I find it most useful in adding final specks of highlight and bright color to my watercolor scenes.
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