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Watercolor: Seasons

Discover techniques for painting spring, summer, autumn, and winter--step by step

Watercolor: Seasons Discover techniques for painting spring, summer, autumn, and winter--step by step

Ronald Pratt

Format: Paperback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781600582813
Illustrations: 120
Size: 10.25 x 13.75
Published: Dec. 15, 2012
Price: $8.95
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Learn to paint breathtaking spring, summer, autumn, and winter scenes with Watercolor: Seasons. From sunny spring days to snowy cold mornings, this book explores numerous techniques to create mood, use color, and convey different times of day. Featuring the beautiful work of Nancy Wylie, this book showcases each of the four seasons through a variety of subjects and landscapes with easy step-by-step projects.

Ronald Pratt is an associate member of the National Watercolor Society, California Watercolor Association, and a member of several San Francisco Bay Area art groups. His award-winning paintings are proudly displayed in homes and galleries around the world.


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Tools & Materials
Watercolor Techniques
The Process
Spring Meadow
Spring Cherry Blossoms
Summer Garden
Autumn Vineyards in Sonoma
Autumn Lake
Winter Stream
Closing Thoughts
One of my greatest pleasures in life is watching a beautiful watercolor painting emerge. It’s magical and inspiring! As it slowly takes shape, my excitement grows. But I also know that there is no guarantee of success, no matter how well things start. This uncertainty is part of the watercolor painting process, and it makes a successful piece that much more rewarding. Be prepared to work hard if you want to reap the rewards of being a successful watercolorist. That said, I try to approach every painting with the main objective of having fun! This book guides you through six step-by-step projects depicting spring, summer, autumn, and winter scenes. You'll learn to render gorgeous flowers and trees, add vibrant color to landscapes, paint the delicate hues of snow, and more. —Ronald Pratt