We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines

Winter in watercolour

Part 2 How to paint a figure, add the effect of sunlight and shadow, and paint natural textures in a winter scene, with Colin Joyce

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Add a figure to a landscape

Use masking fluid to retain the highlights

Mix and apply shadow colours

The finished painting Bright Frosty Morning, watercolour, 15x11in. (38x28cm). Paint along with Colin and complete your own version of this scene over the page.

I hope you enjoyed my article last month and perhaps had a go at painting the snow-covered hills of Scotland. The light in winter can be marvellous but doesn’t last long, normally gone by late afternoon. Often the mornings are best as the day can cloud over later. So I grab my camera and enjoy a walk along one of the many footpaths in my area. Fife has wonderful coastal footpaths, too, with tremendous views out to sea.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Leisure Painter - Feb-18
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - Feb-18
$4.99
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.38 per issue
SAVE
52%
$30.99
Or 3099 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.76 per issue
SAVE
40%
$2.99
Or 299 points

View Issues

About Leisure Painter

Welcome to the February issue of Leisure Painter, including our 16-page art holidays and courses guide. Leisure Painter publishes a wide range of inspiring and practical tutorials and projects for the beginner and amateur painter each month, from step-by-step demonstrations from photographs to illustrated techniques, practical tips and ideas for making the most of your favourite hobby, and plenty of inspiration to pick up your brush and try for yourself. This month: how to paint landscapes in different styles using watercolour, acrylics, oils and pastels. There are ideas for portrait painting and 5-minute sketching exercises. If you're new to watercolour painting, you'll need David Webb's step-by-step tutorial on how to stretch paper. There are drawing exercises ( yes, you can learn to draw well!), first steps in abstraction, Japanese ink techniques to paint a frog, and ideas on how to fill your sketchbooks. Have fun with your hobby this month.
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points