Subtitle Master the art of painting in watercolor
Whether you’re a master painter or an absolute beginner, watercolor is the perfect partner for your painting pleasure—and Painting: Watercolor Basics teaches you everything you need to know to get started in the medium.
Discover how to bring dimension and depth to your watercolor paintings with Painting: Watercolor Basics. Featuring the artwork of Deb Watson, this large-format, 40-book offers a brief introduction into tools and materials before jumping into the easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects. Each project includes a list of colors needed, instructions on color mixing, and other tips and techniques needed to complete the painting, such as rendering light and shadow and creating realistic textures.
The painting projects included in this book are:
- Creating the Illusion of Depth (ladybug on a flower)
- Evoking Mood (winter scene)
- Adding Interest (young girl in profile)
- Creating Texture with Salt & Masking (bunny rabbits on a log)
- Capturing Essential Details (cardinal bird perched on a branch)
- Rendering Soft Edges (tulip flowers in a pot)
With engaging, inspirational lessons and useful artist's tips, Painting: Watercolor Basics will help you master this beautiful and luminous medium.
The How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Painting: Watercolor Basics allows you to widen the scope of your artistic abilities, demonstrating how to begin with a basic sketch and then develop your painting step by step with special techniques that will bring your painting to life.