This amazing collection of basic watercolor painting instruction makes it fun and easy to create brilliant paintings. Inside you'll find everything you need to get started painting -- selecting materials, choosing and mixing colors, basic compositions, controlling paint and creating texture and lighting effects. The Big Fat Book of Watercolor Basics provides detailed instructions and step-by-step demonstrations. Providing a strong, working foundation to both beginning and intermediate painters, this comprehensive guide delves deep into the important qualities of watercolor painting that other books gloss over in a few pages. Complete, illustrated projects teach you to use the skills you'll learn to create beautiful works of art that you will be proud to showcase. Book jacket.Wissman, Pamela is the author of 'Big Fat Book of Watercolor Basics' with ISBN 9781581801910 and ISBN 1581801912.