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Watercolor Basics: Learn To Solve The Most Common Painting Problems

Authors: Reid, Charles
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: ART050010, ART029000, ART050020
ISBN: 9780593327845, Related ISBNs: 0593327845, 144030131X, 1581809913, 9780593327845, 9781440301315
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Problem Solved! Expert fixes for not-quite-right watercolors.

As one of today's most sought-after workshop instructors, Charles Reid knows the most common stumbling blocks faced by artists and the best ways to overcome them. With expert advice on everything from drawing and design to fine-tuning figure and landscape paintings, Charles Reid's Watercolor Solutions will help you identify shortcomings in your paintings, fix recurring problems, and become a better watercolorist—no matter what your skill level.

Inside, you'll find masterful insights from one of North Light's best-selling authors:

   • Advice for successful color mixing, tips to avoid overworking and other straightforward information you can take straight to your easel
   • 10 step-by-step demonstrations make the lessons easy to understand and implement
   • Student work with critiques that call out strengths, weaknesses and tips on how the paintings can be improved
Whether your portraits feel contrived, your landscapes lack depth, or your colors look unnatural, this book holds the secrets to stronger, looser and livelier paintings.
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