Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor: An artist's guide to painting on the go!

Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor: An artist's guide to painting on the go!

by Barbara Roth


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Start painting confidently with Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor. This instructional art book comes with everything you need to create art that's fit for a gallery (or maybe the fridge).

Whether in your backyard or while traveling the world, Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor is an inspirational, easy-to-use reference guide for artists who seek to expand their artistic horizons in new and adventurous ways.

After a basic overview of tools and materials, learn how to find inspiration and beauty everywhere and in everything. Discover how to make a portable pack-and-carry supply box to create art spontaneously, even while on the go. Basic drawing and painting techniques, approachable step-by-step projects, and instructions for working with tools outside the studio demonstrate how easy it is to draw and paint without a lot of planning.

Anywhere, Anytime Art: Watercolor inspires artists of all skill levels to embrace their creative side to create beautiful works of art wherever they might be, fromMonet's garden in Giverny, France, to sitting in their car on a rainy morning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633221956
Publisher: Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Series: Anywhere, Anytime Art Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,190,580
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Barbara Roth is a UCLA-educated painter and an art instructor with a teaching credential in art education and adult education. She teaches watercolor, gouache, and mixed-media painting classes from her home studio near San Diego, Calif., and throughout the country. Barbara created Anywhere Art LLC to teach travel painting in Europe, and she leads small groups in England, Italy, and France, where her students learn to paint and draw in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Barbara believes that anyone can learn to paint and draw with a little practice, and she advocates using recycled, portable materials perfect for creating art anywhere. She brings a journal and paint set everywhere she goes and has adapted her technique so that she can create art in her car, in restaurants, and even in bed when the weather doesn't allow for painting outdoors. Learn more at

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Idols & Materials 6

Anyone Can Draw 12

Watercolor Made Simple 18

Lessons in Color Theory 24

Making Art on the 60 28

Painting from Reference Material 40

Step-By-Step Painting Projects

Desk with a View 42

Laundry Day 48

Giverny Florals 54

True Italiano 60

Beachside Dreaming 66

Reader's Paradise 76

Ciao, Vespa 82

Tue Meadow Lamb 90

La Tour Eiffel 96

Lionel's Garden Revisited 102

Archway Luncheon 110

Mountainside Sunset 120

About the Author 128

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