the art of watercolor paintingThe Art of Watercolor Painting

Master techniques for creating stunning works of art in watercolor

by Nancy Wylie, Thomas Needham, Ronald Pratt, Helen Tse, and Deb Watson

The Art of Watercolor Painting covers the fundamentals of watercolor and a variety of techniques, including creating washes, mixing colors, and working wet into wet, among others. Experienced watercolorists show artists how to put their painting skills to use through simple step-by-step lessons. With subject matter that ranges from the whimsical to the traditional, including flowers, fairies, oceans, and birds, The Art of Watercolor Painting features projects to suit artists of all skill levels. With inspiration, instruction, and professional tips and tricks on virtually every page, this book is nothing short of an all-inclusive resource for both beginning and experienced watercolor artists alike. A handy index completes this reference guide.

Provides a comprehensive instruction guide for creatinga variety of watercolor artwork

Subject matter is appropriate for a wide range of beginning and intermediate artists

Presents a more difficult medium in an approachable manner