Watercolor Workbook: Flowers, Feathers, and Animal Friends: 25 Beginner-Friendly Projects on Premium Watercolor Paper (Watercolor Workbook Series) (Paperback)
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Build your watercolor skills with confidence with these 25 beautiful and beginner-friendly new projects on premium watercolor paper! From artist Sarah Simon, author of 2021's bestselling Watercolor Workbook, comes 25 new projects that celebrate flowers, feathers, and animal friends.
This easy-to-use watercolor workbook is filled with unique and beautiful botanical and animal sketches that are ready for you to watercolor—no drawing skills required! Each page is specially designed with simple step-by-step instructions so you can easily and confidently paint each project and create artwork that matches the quality of the author's example.
Watercolor Workbook: Flowers, Feathers, and Animal Friends features:
• An introduction to fundamental watercolor techniques
• 25 beginner-friendly projects on thick, 200 gsm premium watercolor art paper—no color bleed-through!
• Beautiful floral and plant artwork, including: wild roses, poppies, sunflowers, buttercups, dandelions, and more
• Easy-to-follow instructions, including suggested paint and paintbrush materials, so you can start painting today
Artist and author Sarah Simon, a.k.a. @themintgardener, has taught thousands of people how to paint with watercolor. Her first book, Modern Watercolor Botanicals, provides everything you need to know about the art of watercolor and, now in this second workbook in her Watercolor Workbook series, Simon offers 25 watercolor projects that you can sit down and enjoy painting today!
About the Author
Sarah Simon, aka @themintgardener, is a designer, artist, illustrator, and author of Modern Watercolor Botanicals, Watercolor Workbook, and The Plant Lady. Based in Seattle, Washington, Sarah creates and teaches lush watercolors inspired by the colors and textures in her urban garden.
"A simple but comprehensive guide, offering warm and engaging encouragement for anyone looking to learn how to watercolor. Simon’s voice is affable and supportive, giving the book the feeling of spending time with a talented friend."
"Sarah's fun and simple approach will have you painting with watercolors in no time. I love how easy she makes it: the book is filled with premium paper so you can start painting right on the pages!”
—Ashley Kelley, creator of the Watercolor Summit™
"Sarah Simon is an expert watercolor teacher! This workbook is an excellent tool for beginners who appreciate beautiful artwork and want to build confidence in their painting skills. I also love the fact that the projects in this book already come printed on cold-press watercolor paper. That makes this book a serious value and means you can sit down and start painting today."
—Alli Koch, bestselling author, artist, and muralist
"I am in love with this book. I've admired Sarah's work for years, and the way this book breaks down the techniques, provides color recipes, and gives easy step-by-step instructions all make it so much more approachable to get started with painting gorgeous botanicals like hers!"
—Becca Courtice, founder of The Happy Ever Crafter
"An instant confidence boost! Sarah Simon makes watercolour painting easy and enjoyable. The easy-to-follow botanical projects in Watercolor Workbook will take your painting to the next level!"
—Laura Horn, artist
“Sarah is as delightful a teacher as she is an artist—she makes even the most luminous, complex pieces absolutely achievable for artists of all skill levels. This book is a must-have for any watercolor lover looking for beauty and fun in their practice!”
—Kolbie Blume, watercolor artist, educator, and author of Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes
"Sarah Simon’s new book Watercolor Workbook: Flowers, Feathers, and Animal Friends is a lovely combination of in-depth watercolor training and approachable step-by-step projects. Her whimsical style and beautiful use of color make it a feast for the eyes, as well as a wonderful tool to grow your creative confidence as well as your painting skills."
—Rebecca Weller, artist, teacher, and creative director
"Sarah never ceases to create stunning guidance, and this book is no exception. Beginners and seasoned artists alike will love this journey featuring beautiful botanical line drawings and step-by-step instructions that will help you build skills and gain confidence with every page."
—Peggy Dean, internationally published artist and bestselling author of Botanical Line Drawing and Peggy Dean's Guide to Nature Drawing and Watercolor