The Urban Sketching Handbook: Working with Color: Techniques for Using Watercolor and Color Media on the Go (2019) Flexibound by Shari Blaukopf
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The Urban Sketching Handbook: Working with Color: Techniques for Using Watercolor and Color Media on the Go (2019) Flexibound by Shari Blaukopf

 

Studio 56 is pleased to recommend this book.

Learn to express yourself through color while painting on location with the in-depth tips and techniques of Working with Color, the fifth volume in the Urban Sketching Handbook series.

Expert watercolorist, illustrator, instructor, and co-founder of Urban Sketchers Montreal Shari Blaukopf shares her essential color tips about color-water ratio, achieving bold color, avoiding muddy washes, painting in layers, and using wet-in-wet techniques.

This essential handbook covers:
  • supplies and materials
  • sample color palettes
  • color mixing
  • using limited palettes
  • monochrome sketches
  • the power of complementary colors
  • using evocative, expressive color
Stunning watercolor illustrations accompany this instructional text  by Shari Blaukopf and other expert urban sketchers from beautiful locations around the globe. Includes examples of color swatches showing value; mixing; illustrations of complementary, analogous, and neutral color schemes; and sample galleries.

Working with Color is an indispensable guide for urban sketchers and on-location artists looking to expand and strengthen their expressive use of color.

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