<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Smibert, Tony, author.
Title(s):

Tate watercolour manual : lessons from the great masters / Tony Smibert and Joyce H. Townsend.

Published/Created:
London : Tate Publishing, 2015.
©2014
Physical Description:
144 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
ND2420 .S586 2014 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: The Reference Library is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Reference Library page on our website for more details. For scans from the reference collection please email ycba.reference@yale.edu.

Related Content:
Contributor biographical information
Publisher description
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 142) and index.
A classic medium, watercolor is practiced by many but mastered by few. This accessible and clear workbook is both a practical guide and an informative history. Beginning with a "1-day course," the chapters cover technique, equipment, general theory, painting plein air, and conservation. The authors also examine the work of watercolor masters, among them Claude Lorrain, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, John Constable, J.M.W. Turner, and John Ruskin. Each chapter includes photographs and helpful examples of works in progress, explanations of methods, and how-to demonstrations. Designed for those who have not picked up a paintbrush since high-school art class as well as more seasoned practitioners, this guide is a must-have for anyone who wants to start out in watercolors, become a more assured and better artist, or simply gain a new understanding of the great watercolorists.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Watercolor painting.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contributors:
Townsend, Joyce, author.
Export:
XML