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                                                       John Lovett

                                                  
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                Australian Watercolor Artist 

 
   John Lovett has many watercolor instructional books and DVD available to help both the amateur and professional watercolor artists. We appreciate him allowing us to showcase his wonderful watercolor paintings, instructional books and biography. John is a founding member of International Watercolors.  

 

         
   
 
                                                   
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John Lovett - brief biography

I was born in Cooma, N.S.W. Australia, in 1953. My father was the official artist for the Snowy Mountains Authority and encouraged my two brothers and I to draw and paint from an early age. We had a 2000 acre cattle property in the mountains where we learnt to love and respect the Australian bush. Some of my fondest memories as a kid come from time spent in the mountains, rounding up cattle in the snow, putting up fences, tracking kangaroos and wombats and simply exploring the bush.

After leaving school I attended the National Art School in Newcastle. It was a great place in the early 70’s. More of our drawing lessons were held in the back bar of the Star Hotel than at the art school.

Following art school I fell in love, got married, moved to Sydney and worked in a job that annoyed me enough to make me realize what it was I really wanted to do. So my wife Dianne, an art teacher, supported us while I struggled to establish a name in the Sydney art world.

It took a few years of hard work but eventually demand for my paintings grew to a point where we could live comfortably from painting sales alone. In 1991 we moved to Queensland. Dianne, being organised and methodical, manages the business side of things, allowing me and our two sons to keep the studio in a state of disorganised chaos.


 


John Lovett is a regular contributor to International Artist Magazine and Australian Artist Magazine. He is the author of  "Watercolor For the Fun of It - Getting Started" published by Northlight Books and "splashingPAINT" a complete 2 hour instructional DVD. He conducts workshops in Australia, USA and Europe where his informal, passionate approach has won a huge following.

 

 
 

       

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        Learn the Secrets to Creating Loose, Atmospheric Paintings, Bursting with Life

                         and Character - Paintings that Really Do Make an Impact!

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  No Matter What Your Skill Level, SplashingPAINT Really Will Improve The Way You Paint!

Quickly gain a confident, professional approach to your painting, so you can easily tackle any subject with passion and enthusiasm.

There are hundreds DVD's that merely show painting demonstrations. SplashingPAINT actually teaches you how to master all the  demonstrations, revealing the secrets to successful color mixing, confident brush techniques, subtle edge treatments and a large number of special techniques to really make your work stand out.


You will see how easy it is to create your own personal interpretation of your subject, rather than simply copying what you see.

SplashingPAINT shows you how to make your paintings demand attention by using emotive, atmospheric suggestion.

These days, unless you stand out from the crowd, you run the risk of becoming just another competent painter.

Just a Few Simple Materials

All the projects on splashingPAINT need only a few colors and a handful of common brushes. You probably have everything in your paintbox now! 
                        
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For the cost of an average sable brush, SplashingPAINT will make more difference to your paintings than thousands of dollars worth of art materials ever will.

Priceless Practical Skills

SplashingPAINT takes you beyond the fundamental skills and passes on priceless knowledge built up over a lifetime as a professional artist. Practical, professional secrets that really will improve the way you paint

  • A foolproof way to avoid mixing muddy colors
  • The EASY way to make smooth, even washes
  • How to execute clean, confident lines with a brush
  • Learn the importance of selecting the best paper to suit your subject
  • Master the secret to mixing rich, strong darks
  • Discover how to infuse your paintings with emotive light and atmosphere
  • Learn how to use color temperature for maximum impact

 

Unique New Techniques

Once you gain the practical skills, SplashingPAINT shows you how to confidently handle the most complicated subjects through simplification and suggestion. 

The importance of leaving out unnecessary detail is a vital skill you will learn as you work through the 16 fascinating projects on SplashingPAINT

You will learn to go beyond producing just a likeness and create paintings that trigger a strong emotional response in the viewer.  

SplashingPAINT will teach you a number of subtle and unusual techniques that will give your paintings that 
"Wow!, how did you do that?" appeal  

  • Soft and mysterious Gesso glazes
  • Flooded gouache washes
  • Unifying lines of feathered ink and pastel 
  • Bold calligraphic bristle brush marks
  • Blotting and lifting techniques
  • Subtle Rice paper Collage 

 

John Lovett - Currumbin Studio
 

PO Box 254
Currumbin 4223
QLD  Australia

Hi There,

The excitement and unpredictable, nature of watercolor has captivated me for over 30 years. With SplashingPAINT I pass on a way of painting that lets you work WITH what is happening on the paper. not wrestling against it and trying to be in control all the time. 

The act of painting becomes a two way process. You observe, adjust and respond, becoming totally immersed in the painting unfolding in front of you. 

This process allows the painting to become a living, growing thing with a life and character of its own. Not something tight, lifeless and contrived.

If you want to get more fun and satisfaction from your painting, then SplashingPAINT is for you!



A complaint I hear from students all the time is that they feel stuck with their painting. They have reached a certain level and can't seem to improve or move on. 

They are not sure which way to go or what to do. I went through the same dilemmas and wished there was a book or DVD that would help me advance. 

SplashingPAINT not only delivers a wealth of practical instruction, but also gives you encouragement, inspiration and ideas. It will move you on to a more competent and professional level and keep you improving

SplashingPAINT is the result of 18 months painting, filming, editing, re editing, scripting, tweaking and adjusting.

I didn't stop until I was absolutely satisfied that what I had would deliver the very best painting instruction available. Something I know will get results.

Feedback has been fantastic and I know you will enjoy splashing paint.

If for any reason you are not completely satisfied, return the DVD within 30 days and I will give you a full refund.

Kind Regards


 


Get More Out of Your Painting, 
Order Now
 
for just

$77.oo
US plus packing and postage
($77 Australian Dollars plus packing and postage)

 

 

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             To Order Contact John Below:

                   John Lovett - Currumbin Studio

                            PO Box 254
                         Currumbin 4223
                           QLD  Australia

                     

                      www.johnlovett.com
 

 
WATERCOLOR 
FAST AND EASY 
PEN AND WASH 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-021
Creating small pen and wash pictures teaches you all the big lessons of painting
 
WATERCOLOR 
UPSIDEDOWN 
SEE WHAT'S REALLY THERE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-020
Discover how to see simple abstract shapes rather than the confusing recognisable subjects and objects you know.
 
WATERCOLOR 
SHAPE SHORTCUTS 
GUARANTEED SUCCESS 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-019
Learn how to break down any scene into a few simple shapes to form a failsafe, underlying structure for your paintings
 
OIL PAINTING 
PAINT LIKE AN
IMPRESSIONIST

STEP BY STEP
Item No.DVD10 – 018

Learn the Impressionists technique of reducing your subject to a few simple shapes, then see how to build these into a finished painting full of life and vitality. Discover the advantage of working on a mid toned canvas and the excitement of complementary colors.
 

WATERCOLOR 
ADD EXCITEMENT

WITH MIXED MEDIA
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD10 – 017

Free up your painting with mixed media. Let John lead you, step by step, through this flexible and forgiving way of putting excitement and character into your paintings. Learn how to successfully combine ink, watercolor, gouache, rice paper, gesso and pastel to give your painting more impact.
 

WATERCOLOR 
PAINT EASY
WITH ONLY 2 COLORS         
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD10 – 016

Discover, in just 10 minutes, how easy it is to create soft, atmospheric effects using just 2 colors. You will be astounded how such a simple approach produces such dramatic results. You will see just how much impact comes from tonal contrast when color plays a supporting role.
 

WATERCOLOR 
TRANSPARENT GLAZES 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-015
Achieving luminosity is what watercolor painting is all about. This demonstration is a real eye - opener and will get you thinking about color in a new way.
 
WATERCOLOR 
FOREST FLOOR 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-014
Never overlook what's right beneath your feet. This exciting 10 minute demonstration shows you how to use tone to create depth. You wont believe your eyes when you see how to achieve a complex looking subject.
 
OIL PAINTING 
SANDSTONE ESCARPMENT 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-013
In 10 minutes, John Lovett takes you through a simple set of steps to produce a fantastic picture of e sandstone escarpment. Texture, line, color, structure, solidity. It's all here in just 10 minutes.
 
WATERCOLOR 
RIVER REFLECTIONS 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-012

Take a trip down a sleepy little backwater. Learn in 10 minutes how to capture reflections of the late afternoon sun as it disappears through a fringe of riverside saplings. Discover a new way to put horizontal bands of reflected light into your water.
 

SKILL BUILDING 
PAINTING FROM PHOTOS
MADE EASY 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-011
 Learn how to extract the main elements from a photo, what to rearrange, exaggerate, remove or play down in order to create a successful painting rather than a copy of a photo.


 

WATERCOLOR 
FISHING BOATS 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-010

In 10 minutes John takes you through a simple set of steps to produce a painting of fishing boats filled with color and atmosphere. You’ll learn how to build up an emotive background wash and use light to capture the viewers attention.
 

WATERCOLOR 
TREES, FENCES, ROADS & BUILDINGS 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-009
Learn how to paint evocative landscape elements in 10 minutes. See how variation adds to richness, how strong tonal contrast works in your favour and how to balance trees, fences, roads and buildings in dynamic paintings.
 
OIL PAINTING 
EVENING SKY 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-008
 Follow this 10-minute lesson to produce a sensational oil painting. You’ll see how to suggest the mood and colour of big rolling clouds just after rain. Practise creating layers of intense colour for emotional impact using classic principles of oil painting.
 
WATERCOLOR 
OLD BUILDINGS
ANCIENT TEXTURES 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-007

John demonstrates how to paint stucco, brick, stone, windows, shutters, doors  and ironwork. He shows some exciting techniques for achieving authentic looking texture. You’ll love it!

 

WATERCOLOR 
SEASCAPE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-006
Use a ragged old brush to create interesting effects, and top the project off by splashing on white gouache to suggest the action of the waves!

 
SKILL BUILDING 
PERSPECTIVE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-005
 From simple cubes to drawing and painting apparently complex buildings in a landscape that has proper aerial recession. The 10-minute answer to your perspective prayers.
 
OIL PAINTING 
STILL LIFE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-004
 Follow along and paint a beautiful oil painting. See how to place shapes and how to work with tone, color, form, texture — and even how to paint a great background..
 
OIL PAINTING 
MOOD & ATMOSPHERE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-003

See how just subtle changes can completely alter the mood of your painting.

 

WATERCOLOR 
FLOWERS 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-002 

Follow the project step-by-step to create fantastic flowers and one of the most effective background techniques you’ll ever see.
 

WATERCOLOR 
LANDSCAPE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 10-001 

See how to build up a stunning landscape painting using some exciting techniques you’ll be thrilled to master.

 

WATERCOLOR   30 minute
FARMHOUSE LANDSCAPE 
STEP BY STEP
Item No. DVD 30-001
This 30 minute DVD Art Project begins by teaching you how to master essential art skills, then shows you how to use what you’ve learned to create a complete painting.
 
 


                                           A complete project
on every disk  - 10 minutes is all it takes
 

                                                                        To Order Contact John Below:

                                                                                                John Lovett - Currumbin Studio

                                                                                       PO Box 254
                                                                                    Currum

 

 

    Thanks John For Allowing International Watercolors To Share Workshops and Paintings!

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