For the enthusiastic beginner and practicing artist alike, The Complete Guide to Watercolor shows you everything you need to know about painting in this expressive medium. Combining all the information from four previously published DK Art School Watercolor books, this comprehensive volume presents each creative process in clear, full-color, photographic sequences.
This book offers the widest possible range of subjects - from mixing colors and applying washes to atmospheric tonal studies and pattern in landscape - all in one information-packed volume. Close-up step-by-step photographs show how artworks are created and reveal the secrets of how professional artists produce their work. Easy-to-follow projects - from sketching water to portrait studies - teach you all the essentials and inspire you to master more specialized techniques. Clear authoritative commentaries are beauitfully illustrated by the work of an outstanding range of watercolor artists - both past and present.