A guide to watercolour painting for beginners, with expert advice, step-by-step techniques and hands-on demonstrations to build skills and confidence. It is illustrated with photographs, including easy-to-follow sequences and original artworks. It also explains the fundamentals of art, such as the basics of colour theory, scale and perspective.
Wendy Jelbert works in a wide variety of media, from watercolour and gouache to acrylics and oil. She is an accredited demonstrator for art supply manufacturers, such as Caran d'Ache, Swan Stabilo and Winsor and Newton. Ian Sidaway originally trained as a graphic designer and has been working as a freelance artist since 1970. He is the author of many art techniques books, including The Instant Artist, which won the Artist's Choice Art Instruction Book of the Year award in 2001.