Drawing is the first stage of a successful watercolour painting, yet it is also the most easily forgotten. Peter Woolley guides the beginner through simple exercises and extended demonstrations to learn effective pencil and watercolour techniques. Drawing Towards Watercolour is the pain-free way to improve your watercolour paintings. Packed with useful advice and simple demonstrations, the artist will soon learn effective techniques to paint achievable scenes. All popular areas of watercolour are covered - trees, mountains, water, skies, figures and buildings - each accompanied by sketching exercises, followed by watercolour exercises, leading to the development of a finished picture.