This ebook is a extremely sensible step by step information to operating with gouache, no longer simplest to show and encourage amateur painters but additionally to introduce extra skilled artists to some great benefits of the use of this a lot lost sight of, however glorious, medium.

If you’re keen on portray with watercolour and are in a position to test with one thing other, then the flexible medium of gouache might be simply the item for you.

Gouache is water-primarily based, fast-drying and, as a result of you’ll be able to paint gentle over darkish in addition to darkish over gentle, it’s much less exacting and perfect for the amateur; it may be used thinly in a watercolour taste, or extra thickly as with oils or acrylics.

This information covers all of the fabrics and gear required and has a complete tactics phase that comes with protecting colors, color mixing and troubleshooting.

Experienced writer Jeremy Ford takes you thru 3 easy, step by step initiatives – a novel gouache taste, a poster taste, and a photograph practical taste. He additionally offers steerage on the right way to improve your individual distinctive taste of gouache. A lot of completed artwork will encourage you and display the flexibility on the subject of topic, taste and method that you’ll be able to succeed in the use of this fun medium.