Watercolor Secrets: 200 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way by Robin Berry, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Watercolor Secrets: 200 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way

Watercolor Secrets: 200 Tips and Techniques for Painting the Easy Way

by Robin Berry
     
 

This beautifully illustrated book is an indispensable compendium of essential know-how and ten inspirational projects using watercolor. It includes over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques organized to help you build on each skill you learn. Aimed at all painter levels, Watercolor Secrets is packed with expert advice on every aspect of watercolor painting.

Overview

This beautifully illustrated book is an indispensable compendium of essential know-how and ten inspirational projects using watercolor. It includes over 200 tips and step-by-step techniques organized to help you build on each skill you learn. Aimed at all painter levels, Watercolor Secrets is packed with expert advice on every aspect of watercolor painting. Beginners can follow processes step-by-step, while more experienced artists can dip in and out for help with specific problems. "Try it" and "fix it" panels placed throughout the book suggest ways to practice and develop new skills and avoid or correct common painting mistakes.

Learn how to:

  • Create subtle and dramatic effects
  • Use household materials to save money
  • Pick the right paints, brushes, and equipment to suit your project
  • Choose a proper subject
  • Choose interesting color palettes

Each topic, self-contained in a one- or two-page spread, is fully explained and illustrated with photographs and more detailed diagrams where helpful. Advance your artistic understanding, dexterity, and ingenuity with the over 200 secrets included to help you practice the skills you've learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606523377
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Robin Berry has been a professional artist for 35 years. During the first 20 years of her artistic career, she was a nationally recognized porcelain potter and sculptor and her distinctive white-on-white pieces were exhibited and sold in galleries and stores across the country. Robin's second artistic life emerged as she changed direction, focusing exclusively on transparent watercolor. She is a signature member of Transparent Watercolor Society of America and Artists for Conservation. She was awarded the Ogden and Mary Pleissner Memorial Award by the American Watercolor Society in 2006 and the St. Cuthbert Mill Award by Watercolor West that same year.

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