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!
Kristy Rice? personal obsession with paint and paper has evolved into an innovative brand, Momental Designs, which garners global attention from media, celebrities, and some of the world? most creative individuals and iconic brands. Rice? style has been featured in?People,?OK!,?The Knot, and more, and her designs are featured at places like T.J.Maxx, Papyrus, and Bed Bath & Beyond. Along with a team of nine inspiring women, Kristy continues to innovate in the worlds of styling, stationery, design, and art licensing. Kristy lives with her husband, Adam; son, Isaac (Izzy); daughter, Irie, and lots of furry friends on a 40-acre retired farm near extended family.

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