Painting guides

Recommended watercolor books.  

Detailed step-by-step instructions, most include outlines which is convenient.

Watercolour Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

by Paul Clark

I painted both of these by following the step-by-step instructions in the book.  Very easy to follow!  I have always loved Paul Clark’s video tutorials, and also love his book!


New York in Watercolor

by Geoff Kersey

My painting of the Statue of Liberty that I painted using New York in Watercolor by Geoff Kersey.

The Complete Watercolor Course

Edited by Richard Taylor

Love, love, love this book!   So many step-by-step paintings!    The background is done with many layers: Pyrole Red, Napthol Red, and some Daniel Smith Moonglow for the shading.

Tulips in Watercolour

by Fiona Peart

Tulips are my favorite flower!   I have painted many, many, many tulip paintings.   This book has really helped me!

Vibrant Flowers in Watercolour

by Fiona Peart

More tulips in this book!   Love it!

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