Getting Started With Gouache: A Colorful Guide to Painting the World Around You

Getting Started With Gouache: A Colorful Guide to Painting the World Around You SALE

Well Read Books Amador

$17.99 $20.00

New paperback book. *The corners of this copy are bent, and the price has been reduced to reflect the slightly damaged condition.

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by Emma Block

This charming and contemporary step-by-step guide to gouache (pronounced "gwash") is perfect for creative people who have dreamed of painting inspiring subjects from everyday life. Gouache is a water-based paint similar to watercolor that has the opacity and layerability of acrylic paints. It creates wonderful washes, allows for layering and texture, and dries quickly with a unique matte finish.

Illustrator Emma Block presents everything you need to know about this whimsical and fun medium, including expert guidance on tools and materials and techniques that will make it easy to use. Thirty lessons cover subjects from simple, such as your morning coffee cup and bright lemons, to advanced, such as fluffy animals and portraits of your friends and family. All of this is accompanied by her workshop-honed instructions and step-by-step illustrations, which will help you build the skills and confidence to finish beautiful pieces of your own.