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Dynamic watercolours: an exploration of colour, texture and technique

Dynamic watercolours: an exploration of colour, texture and technique

Betteridge, Jane, author

Take your watercolour painting to new heights with this exciting and inspirational book that will give you innovative ways to bring vibrancy, texture and dynamism into your watercolours art

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Search Press, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Jane Betteridge
ISBN: 1782215573, 9781782215578
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 144 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
Subject: Art and Design.; Texture (Art); Watercolor painting Technique.


  1. Contents
  2. Introduction
  3. Pure watercolour
  4. Preparing the surface
  5. Watercolour grounds
  6. Crackle paste
  7. Coarse watercolour grounds
  8. Transparent watercolour grounds
  9. Modelling pastes
  10. Tissue paper
  11. Metallic leaf
  12. Wire brush
  13. Printing into the surface
  14. Shoreline project
  15. Adding to your painting text
  16. Inks
  17. Spattering
  18. Granulation medium
  19. Using plastic food wrap
  20. Using salt
  21. Using gouache
  22. Using contour relief
  23. Using aquashine
  24. Using aquapasto
  25. Using bronzing powder
  26. Using stencils
  27. Gauze and thread
  28. Woodland on paper project
  29. Project
  30. Ideas and inspiration
  31. Exploring themes
  32. Finding a focus
  33. Pattern and colour
  34. Your starting point
  35. Just paint!
  36. Index