Beginning your watercolor journey can feel overwhelming or intimidating, but with Jovy Merryl’s easy-to-understand guidance, in-depth exercises and beautiful projects, it’s as easy as can be. Mastering watercolor requires a strong foundation, and Jovy sets you up for success through lessons on choosing the right materials, understanding color harmony and finding the right paint consistency. She breaks key techniques down into easy-to-follow steps with in-depth lessons on holding your brush, applying the right amount of pressure, creating entire paintings using only a few simple brushstrokes and more. Easy-to-follow exercises provide an effortless way to practice skills and reinforce other essential techniques, like wet on wet, wet on dry and dry on dry painting; layering; negative painting and many others. Each technique is also accompanied by projects like a stunning Cactus Garden, a dreamy Morning Meadow, a charming Floral Border or a picturesque Sunset by the Beach, each designed to help you polish your newfound skills—with the added bonus of a frame-worthy painting when you finish. Packed to the brim with helpful tips and tricks as well as gorgeous projects, this is the only guide you need to go from a watercolor beginner to a pro painter.
Author: Jovy Merryl
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
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