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By Jean Pederson

Paint appealing and expressive snap shots by way of combining watercolor with different mediums!

What makes an eye-popping, eye-stopping portrait? it is all approximately distinction and the play of opposites, around form opposed to sq., gentle opposed to darkish, obvious opposed to opaque. Combining mediums helps you to push the inherent homes of every for a full of life play of opposites. you can still paint wonderful lighting, richer darks, fascinating texture and mysterious passages that create temper and a powerful feel of position, house and personality. Jean Pederson can provide all of the recommendation and guide you want to paint attractive, expressive snap shots jam-packed with existence and spirit. enable your images communicate to the world!

In this crucial consultant to expressive portrait portray you will:

  • Stretch your watercolor talents to the restrict. in achieving darks deeper and richer than you ever dreamed; enable colours mingle in innovative methods in your paper; accomplish radiant pores and skin tones via bold to layer bright shades from the start.
  • Journey into the "what-if" area. What if you happen to paint at the vertical and direct the paint with a sprig bottle? What if you happen to upload heavy bodypaint to watercolors for extraordinary texture? What for those who intensify your topic with pencil, crayon or gouache?

do not "what-if" approximately this booklet. seize it this day for dynamic ends up in your portrait painting!

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