A sketchbook is the perfect place to gather and record observations, whether your intent is to complete a quick watercolor sketch or prepare for a larger studio painting. In Keeping a Watercolor Sketchbook, acclaimed artist Brenda Swenson explores the many wonderful possibilities that an artist's sketchbook has to offer-from practice pad to travel journal. You will discover how to get the most out of your own personal sketchbook, as well as learn essential art theory and techniques, including composition, perspective, color mixing, and much more. It's all right here in this comprehensive guide! (64-page paperback, 6.5 x 9.5) Awards: Craftrends Awards of Excellence 2006 Finalist
About the Author
Brenda Swenson (Pasadena, CA) has served on the board of directors for the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. Her sketches and paintings have been featured in Watercolor and Classic Truck magazines. She also has received numerous awards, and she is frequently in demand to demonstrate her watercolor techniques to groups and to teach watercolor workshops. Brenda's passion is sketching with watercolor. Sketching constantly, she is able to use the little "gems" she produces as a way to observe and respond to the world around her.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a nice little book to get you motivated but does not go into depth on how to start and keep a sketchbook.