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Watercolor Basics; Let's Get Started

By Jack Reid

Format: Paperback

"After 25 years of teaching thousands of novice watercolorists the simple methods contained in this book, I firmly believe that anyone willing to follow the directions and do the work cannot fail to achieve a successful picture. If I can do it, so can you." —Jack Reid

In this beginner-friendly guide, Jack Reid will show you the hows of watercolor painting. He covers it all in clear, easy-to-understand terms—beginning with what tools and materials you should buy to get off to a good, affordable start. You'll find simple, step-by-step exercises to help you:

  • control your brush with ease
  • master the 4 basic watercolor techniques—the flat wash, the graded wash, the wet-in-wet and the dry-brush
  • take the "Five Steps to a Painting"—step-by-step demonstrations guide you from one color to five, to make your paintings "sing" with color
  • use photography and photocopying to create paintings inspired by life

Then put everything you've learned into action by following along with 7 painting projects. Before you know it, you'll be creating your own beautiful watercolor paintings!

SKU 31196
Additional Feature 308 color illustrations
Author/Speaker/Editor Jack Reid
File/Trim Size 11 x 8.5
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9780891348672
Number Of Pages 128

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