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Painting People in Watercolor-A Design Approach
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Charles Reid Watercolor Secrets  by Charles Reid
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Painting What You Want to See
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Emotional Content: How to Create Paintings That Communicate

Gerald Brommer:Great How to Book. Touches on use of watercolor and collage - how to give your work meaning. Recommended for Intermediate and beginners looking to expand their use of the mediums of watercolor and collage.

The Artist Inside : A Spiritual Guide to Cultivating Your Creative Self
  A fresh new approach to tapping into our own creativity, using the images and artifacts of our dreams.



Books by Springmaid Watermedia Workshop Instructors

Watercolor for the Serious Beginner: Basic Lessons in Becoming a Good Painter (Serious Beginner) by Mary Whyte

Packed with great information in a step-by step format. Covers landscape, flowers, and portraits. Not the usual beginners book, it will give you much insight and inspiration to get you started on you watercolor journey.

Watercolor Made Easy: Techniques for Simplifying the Painting Processby Janet Walsh

Although reviews for the book are mixed this is an excellent reference for the intermediate painter who already knows a little something about getting the paint on the paper and is ready to improve on clarity and use of the medium. Demos are specific for painting flowers, and vegetables. Also information on setting up your studio and improving on the tools of the trade. If you don't know what level painter you are check out this quick fun online quiz.

Watermedia Techniques for Releasing the Creative Spirit by Marylin H. Phillis This book is about releasing the inner spirit of the artist through their work, strong design, importance of content and imaginative use of materials.

Watercolor from the Heart: Techniques for Painting the Essence of Nature by Barbara Nechis

Barbara Nechis A.W.S., N.W.S., is a renowned watercolorist and the author of Watercolor From the Heart and Watercolor the Creative Experience. Web Site

Creative Composition & Design: (The Painters Workshop) by Pat Dews

learn to think and stretch their imagination by learning new techniques and the importance of content. Pat Dews, is an elected, signature member of A.W.S., N.W.S., the National Collage Society and the National Association of Women Artists. She is the author of Creative Composition & Design and Creative Discoveries in Watermedia. She also has a video titled Designing Great Starts with Texture and Form.

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Collage Techniques by Gerald Brommer Buy Now Gerald Brommer NWS, A.W.S, WCWS, is an innovative watercolor and acrylic painter, collagist, teacher, and author. He has won awards in most US national competitive watercolor shows and has had over 160 solo exhibitions across the US and Asia. He has written 30 books and numerous articles, has juried national and regional watermedia exhibitions and has taught workshops in the United States and abroad.

Celebrate Your Creative Self: Over 25 Exercises to Unleash the Artist Within. by Mary Todd Beam  Buy Now

Mary Todd Beam A.W.S., N.W.S. is a much sought after workshop teacher and juror who is enthusiastic and energetic in teaching interpretation of the visual image. she has won major awards (including the 2002 gold Medal in the American Watercolor Society International) in many national exhibits, and has recently authored the book Celebrating your Creative Self, published by North Light the spring 2002. she also has a new video titled, An Acrylic Journey, from trash to Treasures, produced by Creative Catalyst Productions. her work appears in many books and publications and is also found in public and private collections here and abroad.




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No More Wishy Washey Watercolor by Margaret Martin   Buy Now

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