The Watercolorist's Answer Book

The Watercolorist's Answer Book

425 Tips, Techniques and Solutions

Book - 2005
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Not sure which technique you need to improve your watercolor? Choose them all! The Watercolorist's Answer Book combines the wisdom, expertise and beautiful work of eight accomplished artists in one comprehensive volume. You'll find information on using and caring for materials, advice on basic and advanced techniques and useful tips for improving your paintings. The Answer Book includes:

Techniques on brushwork, paper preparation, masking, measuring and drawing A complete explanation of the watercolor wash and all its variations The secrets to color, and how to use triads, analogous colors and colorful grays Sections on light and value, contrast, value scales, reflected light and shadows Simple solutions to composition, design, the golden mean and creating dynamic paintings Practical considerations like framing, cropping, marketing and selling your artwork

Twenty step-by-step demonstrations reinforce the valuable tips that fill every page. And each of the 425 tips are categorized and numbered for easy reference, so you spend less time searching for answers and more time painting! The master watercolorists who share their secrets in this book are:

Betty Carr Joe Garcia Penny Soto Pat Weaver Donald Clegg Linda Stevens Moyer Jan Fabian Wallake Mary and Mary Willenbrink
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781581806335
1581806337
Branch Call Number: 751.422 Watercol
751.422 Watercol
Characteristics: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Rath, Gina 1956-

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