Kristy Rice? joy-focused approach to watercolor art has won the hearts of fans worldwide. Here she teaches the basics of painting, infusing the learning process with wit, wisdom, and laughter. Rice shows all levels of painters how to make ?rt for joy? sake.?She offers her quirky, joy-focused guidance on preparation, including the materials you really need (and don?/span>t need), and walks you through ?asics and Details.??ive Exercises?enhances your ways of brush handling, muscle memory, color mixing, and texture, and ?0 Leaves?helps you put them all together. ?ive Techniques?lets you experience flowers, fruits, veggies, landscapes, and patterns. And the projects?r as Kristy calls it, the ?eady to Fly?list?nclude Leaves and Greens; Take a Walk Pattern; Textile Pattern; Gem and Rock Pattern; Imaginary Landscape; Bouquet; and Watercolor Fragments. A great duo: use this book with the Art for Joy?/span>s Sake Journal!