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PAINTING BOOKS & GUIDES

10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst 10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst
$34.99
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Learn how to paint birds in watercolour without even trying! Using a simple ten-step process, learn how to draw a basic outline starting with simple shapes, then add washes of colour and fine details to complete your work. Arranged in three chapters based on skill level, this book features 25 lovely projects, each showing you how to paint a bird in ten steps. There are paint swatches for every bir…
10 Step Watercolour Flowers and Plants by Eleanor Longhurst 10 Step Watercolour Flowers and Plants by Eleanor Longhurst
$34.99
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Paint beautiful flowers and plants in 10 simple steps. If you love painting flowers and plants and you want to try your hand at watercolours, this is the book for you! With 10 Step Watercolour: Flowers and Plants you will discover a range of watercolour techniques from drawing basic shapes through layering washes to capturing texture and tone. Create 25 flowers and houseplants from a bunny ear cac…
3000 Colour Mixing Recipes: Watercolour by Julie Collins 3000 Colour Mixing Recipes: Watercolour by Julie Collins
$29.99
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The ultimate guide to watercolour mixes and dilutions, with over 3000 easy recipes. This book is a practical and inspirational manual that shows you a huge range of colour mixes in watercolour. The aim is to encourage you to get to know colours well and be motivated to explore and experiment with colour. Use this book as a handy reference when you want to know how to mix a specific colour, or as a…
Atmospheric Animals in Watercolour by Jean Haines Atmospheric Animals in Watercolour by Jean Haines
$49.99
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The inimitable Jean Haines guides you, step-by-step, through breathing life into your watercolour animal paintings. From domestic cats and dogs to wild lions and giraffes, bestselling artist and author Jean Haines shows the reader how to bring a touch of life to their animal artwork. Known for the vibrant colours and exciting, innovative painting techniques that she brings to her work, Jean’s late…
Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Flowers 300gsm A4 Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Flowers 300gsm A4
$39.99
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Etival 300gsm watercolour pads are composed with 6 outlined sheets and 6 blank sheets. By following the included step-by-step tutorial, they are perfect for beginners who want to discover the pleasure of painting with watercolour or simply to practice. Flower design. A4 size. 300gsm weight paper. 12-sheet glued pad.
Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Horses 300gsm A4 Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Horses 300gsm A4
$39.99
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Etival 300gsm watercolour pads are composed with 6 outlined sheets and 6 blank sheets. By following the included step-by-step tutorial, they are perfect for beginners who want to discover the pleasure of painting with watercolour or simply to practice. Horse design. A4 size. 300gsm weight paper. 12-sheet glued pad.
Colour Mixing Guide: Watercolour Book by Julie Collins Colour Mixing Guide: Watercolour Book by Julie Collins
$19.99
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A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the watercolour artist. It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour. There is vividly illustrated guidance on complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and factoring in local c…
DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon
$47.00
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Learn to paint tropical watercolor flowers and foliage in simple steps with this free and easy approach to watercolor painting for beginners. With its incredible diversity, the jungle is a vibrant array of shapes and colours. In this comprehensive guide, every brushstroke is broken down into simple steps to help you paint spontaneously, even if you've never painted with watercolours before. Plus g…
Foundations of Classic Oil Painting by Lea Colie Wight Foundations of Classic Oil Painting by Lea Colie Wight
$53.00
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Professional painting instructor Lea Colie Wight demystifies the formulaic process of oil painting into a simple approach to help you paint confidently and accurately in full colour. Develop a core foundational skill set to develop your paintings and discover a signature way of working from life that can be applied to figure painting, portraits, landscapes and still life. Though the focus is on oi…
Four-Step Watercolour: 150 Skill-Building Projects to Paint by Marina Bakasova Four-Step Watercolour: 150 Skill-Building Projects to Paint by Marina Bakasova
$32.99
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A carefully curated collection of subjects, stuff that Marina loves to paint and you will too! In four simple steps, a small selection of colours, and a handful of tried-and-tested watercolour techniques, learn the basics of characterful painting. With 150 projects to choose from, there is plenty here to satisfy every beginner artist.
Grey Scale & Value Finder Grey Scale & Value Finder
$16.99
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An invaluable tool for artists, teachers and students, the Gray Scale and Value Finder allows users to identify the value of blacks, whites and colours in all media. Ten swatches, from 10% black to 100% black, are each accompanied by a cut-out shape for value and intensity comparisons. The Finder can also be used as a guide to making colours lighter and darker with varying values of neutral gray.…
Paint Yourself Positive: Colourful Creative Watercolour by Jean Haines Paint Yourself Positive: Colourful Creative Watercolour by Jean Haines
$59.99
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From the minute you start to paint, your mood and attitude will change for the better. Enriching, uplifting and rewarding, painting will help you to see the best in every situation. Bestselling, internationally-renowned artist and author Jean Haines takes you on an exciting journey through painting in her new book. Not just for artists, this book is an avenue into art for people who have never pai…
Painting Portraits in Acrylics by Hashim Akib Painting Portraits in Acrylics by Hashim Akib
$37.99
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Award-winning artist Hashim Akib’s striking portraits are at the heart of this inspirational book. The subject of portraiture is seen by many as the zenith of art, and Hash’s easygoing, unpretentious style puts fantastic results within the reach of hobby artists and aspiring professionals alike. Assuming nothing and starting from the basics – making it suitable even for the enthusiastic beginner –…
Postcard Watercolour Book: Chinese Designs (20 Watercolour Cards) Postcard Watercolour Book: Chinese Designs (20 Watercolour Cards)
$12.99
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Pepin Postcard Watercolour Books contain 20 cards, made of the finest acid-free watercolour paper. The 250 gsm paper is quite thick to make the cards suitable for mailing. The 20 colouring cards are made of the finest 250 gsm acid-free water colour paper, a joy to colour with a wide range of techniques, such as colour pencil, crayon, pastel, ink, water colour, etc. Pepin Postcard Colouring Books m…
Postcard Watercolour Book: India (20 Watercolour Cards) Postcard Watercolour Book: India (20 Watercolour Cards)
$12.99
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Pepin Postcard Watercolour Books contain 20 cards, made of the finest acid-free watercolour paper. The 250 gsm paper is quite thick to make the cards suitable for mailing. The 20 colouring cards are made of the finest 250 gsm acid-free water colour paper, a joy to colour with a wide range of techniques, such as colour pencil, crayon, pastel, ink, water colour, etc. Pepin Postcard Colouring Books m…
The Colour Wheel Company Artist Colour Wheel Mixing Guide The Colour Wheel Company Artist Colour Wheel Mixing Guide
$23.99
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The Colour Wheel Company Mixing Guide teaches colour relationships by organizing colors in a circle so you can visualize how they relate to each other. Diameter 23.5 cm.
The Colour Wheel Company Pocket Guide To Mixing Colour The Colour Wheel Company Pocket Guide To Mixing Colour
$11.49
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A folding version of the Colour Wheel.Illustrates the result of mixing colours, tints, tones, and shades. Reverse side is uncoated to allow you to paint your own personal palette. Features grey scale and many definitions. Folds to 3“ x 5“ (7.6 cm x 12.7 cm) for storage and convenience.
The Encyclopedia of Printmaking Techniques by Judy Martin The Encyclopedia of Printmaking Techniques by Judy Martin
$37.99
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A new and updated edition of this bestselling art instruction reference book. - Encourages artists of all levels to discover and develop their printmaking skills and experiment with new techniques. - Clear, step-by-step demonstrations of the full range of printmaking processes, from linocut to lithography. - A gallery of inspirational images by a wide variety of printmakers shows how the technique…
Watercolour Botanicals by Eunice Sun Watercolour Botanicals by Eunice Sun
$59.99
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Learn to paint gorgeous watercolour flowers, houseplants and arrangements with this inspiring guide, featuring 30 step-by-step tutorials. This fresh and fun introduction to watercolour teaches beginner artists to create their own botanical-inspired paintings. Start by learning how to select paper, paint, and brushes and then dive into lessons and exercises on creating a palette, blending colours a…
Watercolour Flower Portraits by Billy Showell Watercolour Flower Portraits by Billy Showell
$32.99
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Billy Showell’s exquisite and technically brilliant watercolour flower portraits are beautifully presented in this highly informative, lavishly illustrated book. This book provides the reader with valuable information on the brushes, paints, paper, and other equipment they need, together with detailed guidance on drawing and painting techniques, colour mixing and composition. Learn how to paint wh…
Watercolour Techniques & Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Paul Clark Watercolour Techniques & Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Paul Clark
$22.99
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In this book, Paul Clark, an enthusiastic and accomplished painter who runs his own art school, explains the fundamentals of watercolour painting, in a friendly and accessible way. Clark believes that an encouraging voice and a clear, easy-to-follow approach is often all that’s needed to give people the confidence to get started and keep going with watercolour painting. He shows readers what they…
Watercolour Wild & Free by Natalia Skatula Watercolour Wild & Free by Natalia Skatula
$39.99
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Adorable animals to paint in easy watercolour techniques. Learn to paint cute animals and wildlife in this free-and-easy approach to watercolour. Artist Natalia Skatula has a beautiful, whimsical style that will charm you through 12 simple step-by-step projects and over 100 worked examples. Beginning with an overview on materials and equipment, Natalia then covers the general techniques needed to…

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