The Joy of Watercolor

The Joy of Watercolor : 40 Happy Lessons for Painting the World Around You

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For a soothing boost of creativity and whimsy, try your hand at watercolour. With a few simple steps, anyone can discover their artistic side and achieve moments of peace and tranquility doing so. Forty straightforward lessons promise fun and colourful results: no previous artistic skill required. This simple painting medium produces colorful, modern paintings to adorn invitations, gifts and walls.

The 40 lessons cover useful topics like: painting on vacation; painting your pets; layering colours; mixing colours; painting flowers and plants

Supplies are minimal: a basic palette of watercolours and a selection of brushes, plus nice thick paper, will do the job, yielding bright and whimsical results guaranteed to bring colour to any gray day.

Painting your own beautiful cards and artwork is within reach!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 200 x 203 x 26mm | 768g
  • Running Press Adult
  • London, United States
  • English
  • 200 Illustrations, color
  • 0762463295
  • 9780762463299
  • 6,247

About Emma Block

Emma Block is a successful freelance illustrator who uses watercolors in a fresh and modern way and isn't afraid to break the rules. Her watercolor and gouache paintings have gained her more than 40,000 followers on Instagram (@emmablockillustration) and she has become a reliable source of online watercolor advice. As well as inspiring budding artists all over the world online she teaches regular sellout watercolor classes in London, where she also lives.
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