Author(s): Leslie Redhead
A year's worth of tips, techniques, advice and more! Make watercolor a part of your daily life, turning every day into inspiration for your art. Designed to fit your life, Watercolor 365--the first watercolor book of its kind--provides a complete education in the medium, one bite-sized bit of information at a time. Open it daily to find a new tip, idea, technique or challenge...all aimed at getting you into the habit and mindset of an artist. Inside you'll find:*52 mini step-by-step demonstrations (like painting skin tones and adding texture)*52 Q&A's (based on questions received on social media, in workshops, and from blogs)*52 troubleshooting tips (such as how to remove masking fluid that has had too long to dry and how to lift paint)*52 bits of creative advice (suck as why you should consider taking a painting holiday and keeping photographic records of your process)*52 general tips (such as basic composition and transferring images for painting)*52 definitions (clear, concise definitions of terminology, such as value and atmospheric perspective)*52 exercises to improve your artistic skills (simple lessons for techniques like glazing and mixing grays)
Leslie Redhead is an active workshop instructor, conducting watercolor workshops in Canada, the U.S. and Spain. She has a Master of Education degree in art and holds signatures with the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS), Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC) and the Federation of Canadian Artists (AFCA). Leslie has been featured in Splash 10: Passionate Brushstrokes (from the Splash: The Best of Watercolor Series) and Making It! Case Studies of Successful Canadian Artists by Chris Tyrell.