Creating Luminous Watercolor Landscapes
How to paint your world in watercolor and have fun doing it! The day Sterling Edwards watched an artist paint an entire sky with three deft brushstrokes was the day he committed to trading his tiny oil brushes and photorealistic style in favor of big, bold strokes of watercolor. In the years since, he's developed not only a wonderfully fresh, luminous painting style, but a...more
Unknown Binding, 144 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Northlight
(first published July 21st 2010)
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The author's name is wrong on their listing for this book - it should actually be Sterling Edwards. This book is phenomenal; Edwards presents his four step process as a method for painting in watercolor. I love the transparency of watercolors but have struggled for years to move the medium beyond sketches. Edwards' book has made it possible for me to truly paint luminous watercolor paintings. I am excited to continue to explore the medium using his process. The best news - the process is somethi...more
Dec 05, 2013 Dena (Batch of Books) rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I love Sterling Edwards' style of painting. He has put his cumulative knowledge into this book. He included all the standard stuff like color charts, paint transparency, permanence, color, design, etc. but he also includes several new and exciting techniques and tips for watercolor artists. Overall, this is an informative book and I'm glad I purchased it.