Charles Reid's Watercolor Secrets

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9781581804232: Charles Reid's Watercolor Secrets

A lifetime of watercolor expertise - at your fingertips!

In Charles Reid's Watercolor Secrets, professional artist Charles Reid offers you an inside glimpse into his sketchbooks, sharing actual pages along with critiques and insights he's gleaned through years of practice. With each entry, you'll learn how to improve your own watercolor technique. Discover how to:

  • Simplify your shadow shapes
  • Create form using silhouettes
  • Use edges to create a crisp or soft effect
  • Prepare your supplies to paint outdoors
  • Balance your use of detail by focusing on the essentials
  • Quickly capture the essence of the environment in which you're painting

Five detailed step-by-step demonstrations guide you in creating watercolor masterpieces of your own. With Reid's concise and encouraging explanations, you'll feel as if you've found your own personal teacher.

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About the Author:

Charles Reid is well-loved throughout the world for his paintings, books and workshops. He's the author of Painting Flowers in Watercolor with Charles Reid, among other books, and lives in Green's Farms, Connecticut.

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