Creating nature in watercolor: an artist's guide

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2007.
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Experience Nature with an Artist's Eye

This guide is a rare opportunity to experience the joy of painting nature with Cathy Johnson , a beloved artist, naturalist and teacher. With lively instruction and an approachable style, Cathy takes you on an enjoyable hike through the great outdoors, showing you how to see and paint the wonders of nature in a whole new way.

Open this unique guide and see how achievable and fun watercolor can be. With dozens of examples of her own work, along with 15 complete step-by-step demonstrations, Cathy shows you how to capture a range of environments. You'll explore the beauty of the open desert, the shady stillness of an old forest, the dancing cascades of a rushing waterfall, and much more. Habitats are arranged by chapter, featuring:

Forests & Trees - with details covering leaves, bark, ferns, birds and seasonal changes Lakes, Rivers, Creeks & Ponds - including still water, reflections, wave patterns, fish and waterfalls Prairies, Meadows & Fields - with guidance for painting wildflowers, butterflies open ranges, farmland, prairie animals and more Mountains - including trees of western and eastern mountains, wildlife and indigenous plants and flowers Deserts - with specific instruction for painting desert plants, animals and more Humans in Nature - including canoes, campfires and fishing trips

Along the way, Cathy encourages you to sharpen your observation skills, experiment with new techniques and keep up the satisfying practice of carrying your sketchbook wherever you go. With Cathy's sound guidance, you'll learn to capture the beauty of nature as you never have before.

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