The Collins Gem series is being relaunched in Spring 2004 and this new title features a new internal design and a strong new cover design. Packed full of tips for the aspiring watercolourist, its handy format makes it ideal for quick reference either in the studio or out in the field. Contents include: * essential tips on all the basic watercolour techniques, plus helpful advice on sketching and drawing * guidelines on painting skies, backgrounds, foregrounds, the main subject, trees, details and shadows * clear and straightforward step-by-step instructions for painting a complete landscape in 7 easy stages * tips on painting water in various forms and adding people to a painting
Ian King is a member of the British Watercolour Society and has been teaching painting for many years. More recently he has become known to millions through his two Anglia TV series on watercolour painting, King & Country. He has also made several videos to accompany the series.