Make the most of watercolor's fresh, vibrant nature through light, color and contrast. In the first few chapters, artist Soon Y. Warren helps you lay the groundwork--everything from choosing and lighting subjects to color theory and perspective. Then, follow along with a thrilling series of step-by-step demonstrations to put your ideas into action for paintings that shine!
- Learn how color, value, contrast and composition affect the impact of your paintings
- Discover the plans and techniques you'll need for successful, realistic watercolors
- Follow 16 demonstrations to create brilliant paintings
- Paint a variety of subjects, including still life, landscapes, water scenes, flowers, architecture and animals
This book is the perfect balance of classic theory and hands-on technique. Engaging and easy-to-follow instruction gives you a solid foundation so you can take your work to the next level as you create dynamic paintings.