Working With Color - The Urban Sketchbook


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Learn to express yourself through colour while painting on location with the in-depth tips and techniques of Working with Color, the fifth volume in the Urban Sketching Handbook series.

Expert watercolourist, illustrator, instructor, and co-founder of Urban Sketchers Montreal Shari Blaukopf shares her essential colour tips about colour-water ratio, achieving bold colour, avoiding muddy washes, painting in layers, and using wet-in-wet techniques.

This essential handbook covers:

supplies and materials
sample colour palettes
colour mixing
using limited palettes
monochrome sketches
the power of complementary colours
using evocative, expressive colour

With a focus on using watercolour with greater confidence and knowledge, the book also delves into pencil and ink and water-soluble pencils.

The instructional text is enhanced with stunning watercolour illustrations by the author and other expert urban sketchers from beautiful locations around the globe. The illustrations include examples of colour swatches showing value; mixing; illustrations of complementary, analogous, and neutral colour schemes; and sample galleries.  
  • Format Paperback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions 127 x 203 x 12.7mm