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Watercolor Simplified

Pat Weaver

Publisher: North Light Books

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Summary

Discover how fresh and spontaneous watercolor can be! 
In Watercolor Simplified, Pat Weaver details the fundamental principles of good painting that will enable you to work faster and looser with more confidence. She shows you how to build a solid foundation then create fresh, beautiful work quickly. You'll learn how to:Master the principles of good compositionSelect the best color palette for your subjectPrepare, sketch, then execute your designPaint with joyful spontaneityWeaver also provides nine step-by-step demonstrations, covering a range of subjects, from animals and people to flowers and buildings. In no time at all, you'll begin experiencing greater confidence and creativity every time you pick up a brush.

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