Trace & Paint Watercolour Landscapes - Terry Harrison (Paperback)

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Both beginners and experienced watercolourists will learn from the fourteen step-by-step demonstrations * There are outlines to pull out so that readers do not need to rely on their drawing skills * Build up painting skills in watercolour while creating beautiful landscape paintings

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4 Oct 2012
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Terry Harrison
Geoff Kersey
Trace & Paint
Number of Pages
292 x 216 x 19mm (680g)


Presents fifteen landscape projects which include outlines for transferring the image and detailed instructions for painting the scene in watercolor.


  • Two renowned watercolour artists show how to paint beautiful and convincing landscapes. Pull-out outlines are provided for the many step-by-step demonstrations, so that readers can bypass the drawing stage and get straight on to painting. There are 14 watercolour landscapes, incorporating rocky Irish coastal scenes, farms and beaches from the Mediterranean and beautiful pastoral and riverside landscapes.


General Subject
BISAC Subject 1
Art / Techniques / Watercolor Painting
BIC Classification 1
BIC Classification 2
Painting & art manuals
Library Subject 1
Watercolor painting; Technique.
Library Subject 2
Landscape painting; Technique.
Library Subject 3
Landscapes in art
Dewey Classification

Author Bio

Terry Harrison grew up in Norfolk, UK. His early art education was basic and he never dreamed that he would one day become an artist. At fifteen, Terry moved to Hampshire and, inspired by his brilliant art teacher, won a place at Farnham Art School at the age of sixteen. After graduating he became a graphic artist but continued to paint in his spare time. In 1984 Terry gave up his job to paint full time and never looked back, teaching and demonstrating his watercolour techniques throughout the world, developing his own range of brushes and paints and writing over 20 best-selling books that have been translated into many languages. Sadly, Terry passed away in 2017 but his legacy lives on. His gift for explaining his methods in an easy and accessible way has encouraged countless people to take up painting, and his beautiful works of art, inspired by the English countryside that he loved, will continue to be enjoyed by people all over the world.

Arnold Lowrey has been painting in a variety of media for over twenty-five years. His motivation has been the use of light in painting, but he now experiments more with colour and texture. His seascapes are especially vibrant and full of movement. Arnold also likes painting still life, landscapes, portraits and abstracts. He exhibits his paintings in Wales and London. Arnold holds regular weekend workshops and weekly painting courses, residential watercolour courses and demonstrations for Art Societies. He is also a painting demonstrator for several art material suppliers.

Geoff Kersey is an experienced watercolourist 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 over 30 watercolour DVDs and contributes to various art publications.

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Jan 13

The Trace & Paint series allows you to get stuck in with your painting straight away. There are no decisions to make about what to paint, or time spent on trying to get the drawing right before you can add colour. These books dispel these problems, with pull-out outlines provided for each of the 18 step-by-step demonstrations. Based on previously published material, Trace & Paint Watercolour Landscapes with Terry Harrison and Geoff Kersey shows you how to paint convincing landscapes in watercolour - from a castle in Ireland, or a farmhouse with poppy fields, to a winter's snowscape. The artists guide you every step of the way - in one instance with 59 stages! Clear information on how to transfer the image to your paper allows you to get painting without delay. * Leisure Painter, The *