Light Up Your Watercolors Layer by Layer
The best watercolor paintings have a certain radiance, a richness of light, color and detail. You can bring these same effects to your own work with the help of award-winning painter Linda Stevens Moyer. With this book, you'll discover a layering formula for creating stunning watercolors that explode with light. Even if you've struggled previously with layering colors, you can achieve the results you want through these easy-to-follow instructions. Moyer takes you step by step through the entire process, beginning with the most basic aspects of watercolor, including: Mixing and using color. Creating form and representing space. Saving and regaining the white of your paper. Building realistic textures. Using photographs to inspire and develop your painting. Layering with transparent watercolor to portray light. Create paintings that dazzle. It's easier than you think.