"Add life, color, texture and individuality to your work! If you're ready to go beyond the basics, and see what watercolor can really do, this is the book for you! Inside, a wealth of "creative departures" will take you out of your comfort zone, making the difference between pigment on paper and original, expressive works of art. Updated and better than ever, this edition of Watercolor Tricks & Techniques features: *30+ new watercolor materials and applications along with fresh insights on many tried-and-true techniques *15 step-by-step demonstrations showing techniques in action for beautiful finished paintings *3 possibility-packed sections–Liquid Aids, Dry Helpers and Indispensable Tools–exploring the possibilities of powdered pigments, granulating mediums, liquid mask, Yupo paper and much more Whether you're an advanced beginner ready to add a little zing to your repertoire or a seasoned painter looking to push your watercolor boundaries, this book will make the journey as exciting as the final destination."-- Provided by publisher.