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Jul 23, 2019
| ISBN 9781440354182
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Jul 23, 2019 | ISBN 9781440354182
While any subject can be developed with a variety of compositional strategies, in most cases, it is not the subject but the composition of the work that gives a painting its originality and appeal. How you compose your painting determines the way people will view it and how they will be affected by it emotionally. This special 20th edition features the best watercolor paintings selected from an international call for entries, along with instructive, insightful commentary on the theme of Creative Compositions and a special gallery of cover art from the past 19 editions. • 128 stunning watercolor paintings by 120+ accomplished artists • Artists speak to artists, with captions revealing their inspirations and techniques, allowing readers to appreciate the work on a deeper level • Themed chapters include cityscapes, animals, interiors, still lifes, portraits, landscapes, seascapes and more A brilliant representation of contemporary watercolor, this book continues the proud tradition that has made Splash the longest-running "best of watercolor" competition series.
Rachel Rubin Wolf is a freelance editor and artist. She has edited and written many books for North Light including Watercolor Secrets; the Splash: Best of Watercolor series, the Strokes of Genius: Best of Drawing series; The Best of Wildlife… More about Rachel Rubin Wolf
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