The "No Experience Required" series presents a fun approach to drawing and painting realistic subjects. This sixth book in the series teaches novice artists everything they need to know to paint realistic people of various ages and ethnicities in the popular watercolor medium. This is one of the rare books that focuses on painting people and has beginners in mind. Readers will enjoy satisfying, near-instant results as they take on the challenge of painting family and friends in a realistic style. It includes everything you need to get started: materials lists, basic techniques, step-by-step demonstrations, mini-demos, and a glossary of terms. The step-by-step demonstrations build on the basic techniques to develop skills, showing how to achieve finished results.
Wendy Mattson's portraits are high in demand. Her work has appeared in top watercolor exhibitions around the United States and in six books on watercolor. Wendy also runs her own studio/gallery in California.