How to Start Painting

Karina Kino
192 pages;
School of Great Russian Designers. First Steps;
full color;

You admire the masterpieces of Aivazovsky, Shishkin, Kuindji and feel quite inspired to follow that path, but every time you are one-on-one with a blank canvas or at least a sketchpad, you got stuck. A familiar feeling? This book will eliminate the fear of the blank canvas, will make you start painting, improve your skills, and, moreover, will help you find your winning painting technique.

Stop mulling around various success scenarios in your head and panicking before taking a decisive step forward? Get inspired by watercolors of the artist whose style has won over thousands of thousands of hearts. Inside you will find numerous exercises created by the author that will help you unleash your creative potential. The famous artist has provided unique illustrations and a guide to the boundless world of art. What materials can you use in your creative work? Where should you seek inspiration? How can you max out your social network account? What mistakes do amateur artists frequently make? Answers to this and many other questions can be found in this unique book by Karina Kino.

Karina Kino is a talented Moscow artist, mother and primary school teacher at the Green School of Gorky Park. Karina also paints watercolor worlds, filled with funny animals, exotic plants and beautiful flowers, and publishes a series of inspiring albums for those in search for art ideas. Visit to see her website.

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