15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces: Create Frame-Worthy Art in Just a Few Simple Steps

15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces: Create Frame-Worthy Art in Just a Few Simple Steps

by Anna Koliadych

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Overview

Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings in No Time

With this collection of easy, step-by-step instructions, unlocking your creativity with watercolor has never been easier. Follow along as Anna Koliadych, founder of DearAnnArt, guides you through painting your own watercolor masterpieces in just 15 minutes.

These 50 projects have something for everyone, from underwater landscapes to galaxies, from fashion sketches to tasty sweets. Learn to paint a meadow of poppies, a cosmic tea cup, a set of high heels or a tabby cat all in one quick evening. Whether you’re new to watercolor or have been practicing for years, these colorful designs are perfect for a relaxing afternoon alone or as an activity for the whole family.

In each lesson, Anna highlights efficient techniques, like sketching your design with simple shapes, or adding small, beautiful details, so you can create the most charming artwork in the shortest amount of time—even if you’ve never painted before!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624148804
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 12/03/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 14,839
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Anna Koliadych is an artist, illustrator and watercolor enthusiast. She founded DearAnnArt, an online art school where she teaches watercolor techniques and step-by-step lessons. Anna currently lives in London.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Watercolor Techniques And Exercises 7

Water Balance 7

Brush Strokes 8

Contrast in Two Ways 9

Color Theory 9

Color Mixing 10

Watercolor Techniques 11

Beautiful Landscapes 17

Cloudy Sky 18

Mysterious Forest 21

Autumn in a Circle 24

Mountain Landscape 28

Flowering Meadow 31

By the Sea 35

Underwater Seascape 39

Dreamy Galaxies 43

Colorful Planets 44

Full Moon 47

Galaxy in a Circle 50

Universe in My Teacup 53

Whale Galaxy 56

Elegant Plants And Foliage 61

Beautiful Wreath 62

Leafy Branches with Berries 65

Cute Cactus 69

Potted Plant 73

Palm Leaves 77

Abstract Leaves 80

Oak Tree 84

Cherry Tree in Bloom 87

Flowers 91

Floral Pattern 92

Poppies 96

Sunflower 100

Wreath of Flowers 104

Blooms and Berries 107

Vase of Flowers 110

Wildflower Bouquet 114

Fruits And Sweets 119

Harvest Pumpkin 120

Berries 123

Cherries Pattern 127

Oranges, Grapefruits or Lemons 131

Elegant Wineglass 135

Cute Cupcake 138

Layer Cake 141

Adorable Animals 145

Tropical Fish 146

Jellyfish Pattern 149

Garden Bird 152

Cute and Colorful Birds 155

Tabby Cat 158

Black Bear 162

Bunny 165

Sly Fox 168

Unicorn 171

Fashion 175

Kisses 176

Favorite Lipstick 179

Cute Handbag 182

Wide-Brimmed Hat 185

Vintage Perfume Bottle 188

High-Heeled Shoes 191

Girl in the Wind 194

Supplies 197

Watercolor Paper 197

Watercolor Paints 197

Paint Brushes 198

Choosing Brushes 199

Additional Materials 199

Other Media 199

Tips And Advice 200

Inspiration and Mood Boards 200

References 200

Daily Sketchbook Practice 201

Acknowledgments 202

About the Author 203

Index 204

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