"Liz Donovan's watercolor still lifes are infused with the sparkle, color and movement of sunlight. She paints in a realistic, yet exciting and colorful style, full of wonderful detail"...North Light Books.
Susanna Spann shows artists how to capture the unmatched beauty of crystal and flowers in watercolor by "building" paintings like a Polaroid picture, developing them layer by layer, value by value, creating works full of drama and feeling. She shares her techniques through mini-demos, instructional art and a complete painting demonstration that cover everything from value and texture to composition and color. Readers will gain the skills they need to produce images of startling emotion, wondrous joy and everything in between. Spann's clear instructions make learning easy and fun, providing artists with the knowledge and confidence they need to make their watercolor work glow with light and color.