It is a thoughtful and fresh approach to one of the most popular paint mediums. It emphasis on taking chances and making informed risks makes this book invaluable to serious watercolourists. It features artwork with a wide range of subjects and styles. For serious watercolourists seeking a vibrant expressive quality in their work. "Watercolor Painting" is designed to promote a more thoughtful, fresh and original approach to watercolour. A medium known for its beguiling ironies, watercolour takes great skill to control, yet must appear to be free of control. Throughout the book, notable artist and teacher Tom Hoffmann stressed that students of watercolour must understand that realising the potential of watercolour involves taking chances and informed risks. The key to success lies in knowing what will happen when brush touches paper.
Tom Hoffmann is a practising artist and teacher who has been dedicated to the watercolour medium for more than 30 years. He received his BFA from Amherst College and an MA-Art Education from the University of London. His paintings have been exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum, the Frye museum, Tacoma Art Museum, The Copley Society of Boston and the Armory at Park Avenue in New York City.