The light and airy qualities of watercolor lend it to creating luminous portraits that are full of life. In Watercolor Made Easy: Portraits, award-winning artist Peggi Habets invites artists to learn the secrets of rendering beautiful, lifelike portraits using this sometimes tricky medium. Techniques specific to painting lifelike portraits and detailed information on tools and materials are included. A variety of diverse and contemporary subjects appeal to a wide variety of tastes and artistic styles in this educational and approachable book.
IntroductionTools & MaterialsWatercolor TechniquesCapturing Photographic ReferencesDesign & CompositionValuesBackgroundsBeyond the BasicsDrawing Your PortraitColor FormulasPortrait of a Young WomanSunny DayWaitingWorking with Bold PatternsAn Elegant WomanLast VisitExpressive LightingKeeping It SimpleCreating a Story Final Thoughts