Watercolor: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback)
Now in paperback, Watercolor: A Beginner's Guide is intended to demystify the delicate art of watercolor and serve as a true primer in this art. The reader learns about materials--paints, brushes, and paper--and is offered information and advice on setting up a work station; basic techniques; and a comprehensive lesson on color theory. Aspiring watercolorists will build basic skills by developing their sense of perspective, composition, and design. This tutorial also discusses patterns, light and shadow, and various techniques for painting popular elements of nature such as trees, skies, and water.