Best-selling author and artist Claudia Nice shows you how to create incredible art in pen, ink & watercolor. She makes it easy by covering all the drawing and painting basics-everything from materials and texture techniques to color theory and special effects. It's a one-of-a-kind course in making extraordinary art, from mastering value, contrast and definition to getting surface techniques just right. Nice provides guidelines, advice and techniques for rendering hundreds of favorite places, environments and animals with incredible detail. It's no exaggeration to say that this incredible volume-a compilation collecting some of the finest instruction from Nice's other best-selling books-contains enough instruction, inspiration and gorgeous art to keep you drawing, painting and enjoying the outdoors for years to come.