Painting Glowing Colors in Watercolor


by Penny Soto

Whether painting landscapes, portraits or still lifes, all watercolorists want their work to glow from within. In this essential guide, Penny Soto teaches you the ins-and-outs of achieving this elusive effect. You will learn:

. Why they should create value drawings

. How pigments react with paper

. The basics of color washes and temperature

. How to use an under-painting to make colors glow

The book gives you a complete color education in an illustrated instruction style that makes it easy for you to follow along with the demonstrations. It's an ideal reference for any painter who wants richer, more vibrant colors.

Penny Soto is an accomplished painter and illustrator. Her work is included in the corporate collections of Pacific Bell, Kaiser Foundation and Ralston Purina. Penny's art has also appeared in The Artist's Magazine and Airbrush Action. She lives in Pollock Pines, California.

Hardcover, 144 pages, 200 color 20 b&w illustrations, 03/03