Just Add Watercolor Happy Thoughts: Easy Techniques and Beautiful Patterns for True Beginners (Design Originals) 8 Step-by-Step Projects, plus Tips & Tricks, on Thick, Perforated Watercolor Paper

Just Add Watercolor Happy Thoughts: Easy Techniques and Beautiful Patterns for True Beginners (Design Originals) 8 Step-by-Step Projects, plus Tips & Tricks, on Thick, Perforated Watercolor Paper


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Jump into watercolors and learn how to create your own beautiful and uplifting paintings!

  • Easy introduction to watercolor painting for absolute beginners—if you love art but think you’re not an artist, this book is for you
  • 8 step-by-step projects act as learn-while-you-paint practice exercises, showing you how to make complete, inspiring paintings
  • Getting started advice on materials, use of color, brush strokes, and more
  • Basic watercolor art techniques for opacity, blending, shading, and mixing colors
  • Light gray line illustrations provide guidelines just clear enough to see, but allow your watercolor work to shine through when you’re done
  • Perforated, extra-thick watercolor paper allows you to watercolor right inside the book, with no need to copy the patterns to other paper

Positive, inspiring messages and quotations are the perfect subject for expressive watercolor lettering. Learn to watercolor as you practice painting designs filled with happy thoughts!

This skill-building portfolio book for absolute beginners will teach you everything you need to know to get started with watercolor painting. Anyone can use this book to make beautiful watercolor paintings—even if you think you can’t paint!

Talented artist Robin Pickens introduces you to all the basics of paint, brushes, palette, and water, with easy-to-follow advice on opacity, blending, shading, and mixing colors. She then guides you step-by-step through 8 complete inspirational watercolor calligraphy projects.

Each beautiful skill-building exercise features soft, muted patterns printed on genuine 90-pound thick, tactile watercolor paper. The pages are perforated so you can easily remove your art for gifting or display.

Just Add Watercolor Happy Thoughts also provides gorgeous fully colored finished examples and art guides to inspire your work on each design.

With Robin’s artistic advice, Just Add Watercolor Happy Thoughts makes the process of learning how to watercolor—and actually doing it—easy and achievable. After reading the simple tips on getting started and the basic tools and materials information, you’ll be able to jump right into using your watercolors!

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