NEW IN PAPERBACK This is an essential book for anyone who has learnt the basics of watercolour and wants to develop their own style. It encourages artists to re-examine their approach to watercolour using the direct method of painting. The author's unique approach of simplicity, directness and accuracy shows how to create artwork full of personal expression and vitality. Energetic step demonstrations, resulting in remarkable finished paintings, inspire the imagination and stimulate individual creativity. Subject matter including international street scenes, still lifes, life studies and various vignettes ensures dynamic topics such as movement, light, atmosphere and focus are thoroughly explored.