This is a handy guide to successful painting in watercolour. The book is filled with practical hints and tips that cover all aspects of this medium, including style, subject, colour, composition and materials. There are step-by-step demonstrations of both traditional and experimental techniques that show how to achieve a wide variety of effects. All in all, this is a perfect introduction to the subject for beginners and a source of inspiration for those more practised in the field.
Sally Harper specialises in Art Instruction books. She has worked on a range of Arts and Crafts books including The Oil Artist's Handbook and The Pastel Artist's Handbook. She also participates in the popular Artist's in Schools programme.