Exploring WatercolorBook - 2007
Although she introduces this guide by remarking that: "your emphasis should be on the spirit of painting, rather than the technical aspects," this US artist/instructor presents many exercises illustrating standard and novel watercolor painting techniques (e.g., using the edge of a credit card to produce lighter shades). Focusing mainly on still lifes and landscapes, Groves concludes with tips on making a painting uniquely one's own. Hardcover binding with an enclosed spiral. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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