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!