The Search Press Watercolor Tips and Techniques Series explores the versatility and beauty of watercolor in depth. Detailed step-by-step demonstrations include a fantastic range of techniques and take you through all the stages, from laying down washes to capturing atmosphere and mood.
From sketches through to final paintings, Perspective, Depth and Distance by Geoff Kersey shows how to incorporate linear and aerial perspective, how to create depth and distance with light and shade and how to breath a sense of realism into a picture. Flat, dull landscapes can be changed into vibrant scenes full of life with sunlight and shadows; distance can be enhanced by placing warm colors in the foreground and cool colors in the background. Learn how foreground detail and soft background images can lead your eye into a picture.
There are many more tricks which can be used to create an illusion of a three dimensional scene. fields, trees, roads, rivers, bridges, buildings, harbours and more. Whatever the subject, you will need to learn about perspective, depth and distance.
Geoff Kersey is an experienced watercolorist and is much in demand as a teacher and demonstrator. He lives and works in Derbyshire where he has a studio, and he exhibits extensively. He has made two watercolour videos and contributes to various art publications.
|Author / Artist||Geoff Kersey|
|Subject||Drawing Techniques and Materials, Painting Techniques and Materials, Perspective and Proportion, Watercolors|