Delight in the secrets of this inspiring collection!
You will love Splash 9-Watercolor Secrets if:
- You love the Splash series
- You want to learn new watercolor painting techniques
- You want to see what the top contemporary watercolor artists are creating today
In the 9th edition of the Splash series, dive into the secrets of watercolor. Discover how to push your own creative potential to new heights as you explore the work of more than 100 of today’s best watercolor artists.
From the editor, Rachel Rubin Wolf, “For this ninth volume we asked the artists to share their tips and techniques so the rest of us can benefit from their experience. Again, they were more than willing to openly share their dearest art secrets. But while I was editing the captions I found I wanted to know
something deeper, something a little less tangible, a little more personal. I decided to e-mail all the artists and ask them, “Why do you paint?” Responding was optional, yet about two thirds answered. We have scattered the responses throughout the book---”
Each page showcases a diverse variety of artwork with detailed insight from the artist themselves. Hear the secrets their paintings hold as you learn about their influences, challenges, and most importantly their specialized watercolor painting techniques.
In this book you’ll find:
- Beautiful full-color images of inspiring watercolor artwork
- 144 pages of delightful paintings in a diverse subject matter
- Personal commentary from the artists themselves about their artwork.
About Rachel Rubin Wolf
Rachel Rubin Wolf is a freelance editor and artist. She had edited and written many fine art books for North Light Books, including Watercolor Secrets; the Splash: The Best of Watercolor series; the Strokes of Genius: Best of Drawing series; The Best of Wildlife Art (editions 1 and 2); The Best of Portrait Painting; Best of Flower Painting 2; The Acrylic Painter’s Book of Styles and Techniques; Painting Ships, Shores and the Sea; and Painting the Many Moods of Light. She also has acquired numerous fi ne art book projects for North Light Books and has contributed to magazines such as Plein Air Magazine.
Table of Contents
Paintin’ in the Streets
Saturated with Light and Color
Painting Rich Texture and Intricate Detail
Dare to be Daring
Finding a Point of View
Creating Glowing Mood and Atmosphere
Breathing Life into People and Animals