William Newton provides an inspirational and practical guide to painting beautiful watercolours and shows how to capture the exciting qualities of this wonderful medium. Using over 60 step-by-step photographs he illustrates all the basic techniques, explaining how to create transparent washes, luminous colours, light, shade and atmosphere. The book takes you through all the stages of painting a picture, from simple brush strokes to final details. Whatever your skill level you will be able to develop your own style using the demonstrations and exercises featured in these pages.
Previously published as Step-by-Step Leisure Arts: Painting with Watercolour 9780855328986
William Newton is a full-time professional artist. He paints almost any subject and works in most mediums, although specialising in watercolour and oil. A practising art tutor, with many years experience of teaching both adults and children, his paintings are held in collections all over the world.
Over 60 step-by-step photographs * Watercolour is the most popular medium * A good basic introduction to watercolours