Subtitle Learn to Paint Faces and Characters with Beginner-Friendly Lessons - Explore Watercolor, Ink, Gouache, and More

Ana Santos
Price $24.99 / £18.99
Description Description Learn to create gorgeous portraits in watercolor using easy techniques.
Written and illustrated by Ana Santos, an artist and illustrator and a popular online instructor, Creative Portraits in Watercolor presents simple step-by-step demonstrations and beginner-level exercises to create expressive, imaginative portraits. You’ll learn about: 
  • Essential Materials. Types of watercolor paint, papers, brushes, and other supplies.
  • Color. Its essential characteristics, plus the color wheel, harmonies, contrasts, and creating palettes.
  • How to Work with Watercolor. Fundamental methods, brushstrokes, transparencies, gradients, and techniques for creating areas of light.
  • Proportions of the Face. Basic proportions and feature positions for front, profile, and three-quarter views, plus creating imaginary faces and transferring reference images.
  • Creative Portraits. Discover 45 fun exercises and inspiring examples that explore painting portraits using key color wheel palettes, mixed media combinations, and thought-provoking techniques.

With Creative Portraits in Watercolor, you’ll learn to achieve stunning results with a wide variety of simple techniques.
Format Trade Paperback 144 Pages
ISBN 9780760382424
Size8.50 in x 11.00 in / 215.90 mm x 279.40 mm
Published Date October 31st, 2023
Ana Santos
Ana Santos graduated from the University of Salamanca with a degree in Fine Arts, specializing in drawing and graphic design. In addition to her work as an illustrator and designer for a variety of clients, she teaches drawing and painting classes in person as well as on the online teaching platform Domestika. Ana lives in Salamanca, Spain. To learn more, visit or @anasantos_illustration on Instagram.
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