Books

  • Latest Edition Of Best Selling 10-minute Watercolours

    10 minute watercolours by hazel soan

    Published by HarperCollins,Gem series

    Think you have no time to paint? See what you can achieve in 10 minutes! This pocket-sized book continues to be a bestseller.

    It packs an astonishing amount of techniques, tips and advice into a small format to help you paint quick and spontaneous watercolours.

     
  • Learn Oils Quickly

    learn oils quickly by hazel soan

    Published by Batsford
    ISBN 978-1849943116
    Price £ 9.99

    Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of oil painting can be picked up faster than you think.

    And, mistakes can be corrected much more easily in oils than any other painting medium, making it ideal for beginners. Hazel's concise book explains everything you need to know about oils in an accessible way.

     
  • The Artist's Color Guide: Watercolor

    THE ARTIST'S COLOR GUIDE: WATERCOLOR

    American coedition of Watercolour Rainbow

    Published by North-Light Books 

    (an F+W imprint) 

    978-1440335297 

    Price $24.99

    The Artist's Color Guide:Watercoloris an inspiring yet practical guide to using color. By exploring all the colors of the palette, this book aims to broaden the knowledge of every watercolor artist - whatever their experience level - so they can approach choosing and mixing colors with confidence and achieve the most striking results in their paintings.

     
  • Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow

    Exploring the colours in your palette

    Published by Batsford

    ISBN 978-1-84994-124-2
    Price £ 19.99

    An inspiring yet practical guide to using colour. Hazel takes each colour of the rainbow (chapter by chapter) and shows how to use the pigments to their maximum effect with lots of practical hints and tips throughout.

    The book and accompanying DVD are available through The SAA,  on Amazon, from Hazel Soan's studio and at all good bookstores.

     
  • The Essence Of Watercolour

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    Published by Batsford

    ISBN 978-1-906388-73-7

    Price £ 18.99

    Inspirational paintings and clear instructions demonstrate the versatility of watercolour - including transparency and opacity, blending and layering, wet-in-wet techniques, brushwork, contrast and tone.

    The book and accompanying DVD are available through The SAA and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Learn Watercolour Quickly

    LEARN WATERCOLOUR QUICKLY 

    Published by Batsford

    ISBN 978-1-84994-140-2
    Price £ 9.99

    Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time - in just one afternoon you can start painting. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us, and these techniques can be learnt more quickly than you think. Hazel Soan's concise book, filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step by steps, is written in a very accessible way for those completely new to painting. Chapters include: Getting Started (the materials you will need and those you can ignore in the art shop); Choice of Colours; Mixing Colours; What's the Subject? (how to select a suitable subject); What Surfaces to Paint on; Basic Painting Techniques (remembering that in watercolour white paper is the light and you paint the shade); Brushstrokes (with lots of examples) and Composition (with details on how to design paintings with horizon, focus and balance, a hint of perspective and the light and shade of a subject). Packed with illustrations for guidance, this is the most comprehensive guide to learning watercolour very quickly.

    Includes a QRcode linked to an online painting demonstration.

    The book and accompanying DVD are available through The SAA and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Artist’s Little Book Of Inspiration

    Published by HarperCollins
    ISBN 978-0-00-727490-1
    Price £ 8.99

    This beautifully illustrated and well-sized little book will help you unlock your creativity and find inspiration wherever you look. Based on material from ‘What Shall I Paint’ and plenty of new paintings, this book is also a great gift.

     
  • Hazel Soan’s African Watercolours

    Published by HarperCollins 
    ISBN 978-0-00-727343-0 
    Price £ 12.99

    In this delightful African odyssey Hazel takes you on a visual safari through Southern Africa and an artistic journey through a range of subjects, showing you different ways to see and paint them. It is an ideal book for all artists looking to add adventure and an extra dimension to their painting and for those who simply enjoy looking at Hazel’s paintings of Africa.

     
  • Learn to Paint Light and Shade in Watercolour

    Published by HarperCollins 
    ISBN 978-0-00-724894-0 
    Price £ 9.99

    A practical, easy-to-follow book that offers expert tuition in this essential aspect of painting, plus the encouragement and information you need to take your painting further.

     
  • Secrets Of Watercolour Success

    Published by HarperCollins 
    ISBN 0-00-719446-3 
    Price £ 17.99

    Hazel provides invaluable insights into the secrets of watercolour painting. The aim of this book is to enable more experienced painters to develop greater confidence and a more professional attitude to their work. Highly recommended

     
  • What Shall I Paint?

    Published by HarperCollins 
    ISBN 978-0-00-715617-0
    Price £ 12.99

    In this inspiring book Hazel teaches you how to ‘see’ as an artist ‘sees’, revealing what to look for in any surroundings in order to make a successful painting.

     
  • Learn to Paint Vibrant Watercolours

    Published by HarperCollins 

    ISBN 978-0-00-727178-8 
    Price £ 8.99

    Achieve the success in watercolour you have always wanted. This book leads beginners meaningfully through all the aspects of painting. It puts the fundamentals in place for painting with confidence and integrity.

     
  • Flowers In Watercolour

    Published by HarperCollins 
    ISBN 978- 0-00-712168-7
    Price £ 12.99

    Abundant in colour and variety, flowers provide the perfect vehicle for exploring watercolour. Watercolour, with its radiant translucent washes, is the ideal medium for painting flowers. This book combines flowers and watercolour to develop skills and confidence in seeing and painting.

     
  • Encyclopaedia Of Watercolour Landscape Techniques

    Published by Search Press 
    ISBN 978-0-85532-999-8

    Price £ 12.99

    This book is a comprehensive A-Z directory of techniques, with an inspirational gallery of finished works. It was Hazel’s first book and remains hugely popular. It is also translated into several other languages.

     
  • 10-Minute Watercolours

    Published by HarperCollins, Gem series 
    ISBN 978-0-00-720215-7 
    Price £ 4.99

    Think you have no time to paint? See what you can achieve in 10 minutes! This pocket-sized book continues to be a bestseller. It packs an astonishing amount of techniques, tips and advice into a small format to help you paint quick and spontaneous watercolours.

     
  • A Splash Of Colour

    Published by Anglia Television 
    ISBN 0-906836-14-X

    Limited Publication, Price £ 25

    This step-by-step guide to watercolour techniques featuring the creation of 6 paintings in the second Anglia Television series ‘Splash of Colour’ has now become a collectors item as no more copies are available on the open market.

     
  • The Essence of Watercolour - Paperback

    Essence

    Published by Batsford

    ISBN 9781849944601

    Price: £14.99

    The book and accompanying DVD are available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

    In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully versatile and beguiling the medium of watercolour is and how to get the most out of it. Hazel stresses how important it is to understand the characteristics of the medium in order to exploit it to the full. She encourages the reader to explore the properties of watercolour and to be unafraid of strength of colour and brushstroke. Hazel shows through demonstration and projects that tone is king in watercolour and illustrates how to paint light with the use of shade. Armed with this understanding she demonstrates that watercolour is not such an unforgiving medium after all: accidents and mistakes can be disguised, overridden and corrected. The Essence of Watercolour is a culmination of many years of Hazel's teaching and demonstrating, in which she offers inspirational insights into the secrets of watercolour painting and encourages artists to take their art to the next level.

     
  • Learn to Paint People Quickly

    LPPQ

    Published by Batsford

    ISBN 9781849943949

    Price: £9.99

    The book and accompanying DVD are available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

    A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of painting lively crowd scenes or portraits of loved ones can be picked up faster than you think. In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about figurative painting in an accessible way. She advises on how to paint people in a variety of poses and settings, dealing with the theories of colour and light in a way that beginners will understand and more experienced painters will find invaluable. She also guides you through ways to insert people into your pre-existing painting to bring them to life; scenes like urban streets and on the beach are explored. Subjects like how to paint portraits and getting to grips with body proportion and perspective are also covered. Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist. Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.

     

 

DVD's

  • The Essence Of Watercolour With Hazel Soan

    essence of watercolour by hazel soan

    In this inspirational DVD Hazel encourages you to explore the properties of watercolour and gives an insight into the secrets of successful watercolour painting.

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow

    Exploring the colours in your palette

    Price £ 18.40

    A DVD to accompany the bestselling book.

    Book and DVD are available through The SAA,  on Amazon, from Hazel Soan's studio and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Learn Watercolour Quickly

    Price £ 18.40

    A DVD to accompany the bestselling book.

    Book and DVD are available through The SAA and at all good bookstores.

     
  • 10-Minute Watercolours

    Price £ 15.00

    New from Teaching Art: a DVD to accompany the bestselling book "10-Minute watercolours".

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Hazel Paints London

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    Series of 6 short DVDs

    Price £ 10.20 each

    Price £ 61.18 set of 6

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Watercolour Textures

    Published by Townhouse Films

    Price £ 25.99

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Splash Of Colour - Parts 1 & 2

    Price £ 25.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Vibrant Watercolour

    Price £ 15.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Flower Workshop - Parts 1 & 2

    Price £ 25.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • What Shall I Paint - Parts 1 & 2

    Price £ 25.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Watercolour Weekend

    Price £ 25.00

    Packed with tips, techniques and advice, this is ideal inspiration for those who want to paint but are easily put off by circumstance or lack of confidence.

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • African Watercolours

    Price £ 15.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • On The Rocks

    Price £ 15.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     
  • Improve Your Brushwork In Watercolour

    Price £ 15.00

    Available through The SAA, Amazon and at all good bookstores.

     

 

 

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