Wild Watercolour: Connect to the natural world through the art of painting (Paperback)

Wild Watercolour: Connect to the natural world through the art of painting By Inga Buividavice, Inga Buividavice (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Discover your inner artist and deep connection with nature with this striking project book on the basics of watercolour from Inga Buividavice.

Wild Watercolour starts with an introduction to the basic techniques of watercolour, coaching you for painting success by showing you how to recreate nature’s wildlife and habitats.

Experience how the practical medium of painting in watercolour can connect us to inner and outer nature, and be freeing, joyful and wild! Each step-by-step project introduces a new watercolour technique.

Learn the basics with guided exercises showing you how to depict your favourite animals in watercolour, including:

  • Dry brush on wet effect – red pandas
  • Wet brush on wet effect – beetles
  • Glazing – ladybirds
  • Blooms – hare silhouettes
  • Pulling technique – frogs
  • Watercolour and ink – koi fish
  • Using masking tape – snake
  • Using different textures – turtles
  • Expressive features – flamingos
  • Using space – dolphins
  • Different brush strokes – chameleons
  • Painting patterns – butterflies

With mindful reflections on the meditative benefits of watercolour, experiment and develop your skills, all whilst taking inspiration from the world around you. Once you’ve learned the power of the paintbrush, let your creativity blossom by stumbling into nature! This stunning project book guides you to become an independent watercolourist, painting what you see when the meditative moment strikes.

Learn the calming art of watercolour, connect with your inner artist and be inspired by the wonderful wildlife all around you. Create a space of mindful calm as you settle down with your brush and paper and learn how watercolour can open up a world of serenity, creativity and appreciation of nature.

About the Author

Inga Buividavice is a graphic artist and author based in Liverpool but originally from Lithuania. She graduated from Vilnius Academy of Arts with an MA in graphic design, and started hand drawing and painting in 2018. Her work centres on the natural world and its relation to the act of creating, and is inspired by plant and animal life around her.

Instagram: @inga.buive

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711290297
ISBN-10: 0711290296
Publisher: Leaping Hare Press
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Painting