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Old 05-03-2008, 10:46 AM
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Re: Gouache book?

If anyone is interested the link to the REHS gallery http://www.rehs.com/ . I think it is a very good site and all the images I have looked at have a very high resolution.

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Re: Gouache book?

I found one in the library and ordered it through Amazon. Appears to cover everything. "Painting in Opaque Watercolor" by Rudy Dereyna, ISBN 0-8230-3776-2
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Re: Gouache book?

I recommend "Learn to Paint Gouache" by Moira Huntly, Harper Collins ISBN 0 00 412347 6. Moira covers the various techniques and contains may fine examples.

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Re: Gouache book?

I would add to the above recommendation of the Moira Huntly, which I found at a second hand book dealer's a while back.

She makes an interesting suggestion for the base layer of paint, mixing it with a little acrylic glaze (Daler Rowney make this), so you can play around with pure gouache layers over the top. I haven't tried this yet, as I'm a beginner in this medium too. I've seen 'acrylic gouache' available in Jackson's catalogue, but I have no idea what it's like, and it may just be another type of acrylic paint.

When I have some disposable cash, I'm going to try Schminke Horadam gouache. It has more permanence than the various brands of 'designer' gouache, including Schminke's own. (Also, I think 'designer's gouache' smells awful. Are you listening, Winsor and Newton?!) M Graham also make a real 'artist's gouache'. I'll have to give that a miss, because the pound has fallen so far in relation to the dollar that I can no longer afford to import art materials from the US.

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Re: Gouache book?

Schminke's Designers' Gouache are basically very good. Schminke Horadam are perfect, right. But their Designers' can be very good, lightfast, permanent, not much value-change after drying, handling, etc..., too, if you avoid picking up the colours which are made with dyes and not only with pigments. Must be 20 % of their range. They're quickly recognizable as being the very bright, almost neon, new colours, with not classical names like Raw Sienna or Deep Ultramarine. If in doubt, though, consult the composition on each colour. They're very nice, though, for commercial work where permanence is not a priority.
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Re: Gouache book?

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If anyone is interested the link to the REHS gallery http://www.rehs.com/ . I think it is a very good site and all the images I have looked at have a very high resolution.

Cheers

Watercolorfan, you don't have your name in your profile, but I'm guessing you also suggested looking at Lalou's work at REHS on my blog. I've been there, and his work was absolutely wonderful. Anyone serious about gouache should look at his work. The style is in some ways dated, of course, but when you really spend time studying it, there's a lot to be learned in his gouache paintings. Be sure to look at the sizes as you marvel at the "detail".
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Re: Gouache book?

It was very interesting to learn about Eugene Galien-Lalou in these threads! The possibilities of gouache often make me think that this is the most under-rated medium available.

For those into a 'tighter' look, (book illustrations etc) you may be interested to know that Angus McBride used gouache almost exclusively. I am often impressed by the textures and effects he could achieve at his best. He never used an airbrush, but still achieved blurry effects by pushing thin layers of gouache around with a slightly damp brush. There is some info on his technique in "Warriors & Warlords: the Art of Angus McBride" ISBN 1-84176-640-2

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