Szabo teaches abilities rival his considerable painting abilities. Next, you get into the techniques. Learn them well and use them in the right ways and in the right combinations to create fresh, original watercolors. You’ll start out with the basics - charging a wash, lost and found edges, lifting out color, and others. Then, with 'brush-in-the-hand' photographs, Szabo shows you dozens of useful watercolor techniques for painting birch bark, evergreens in snow, shadows on wood, various cloud shapes and much more. Finally, you get thirteen step-by-step demonstrations. In each, the artist shows you how to apply the specific techniques in a painting of a popular subject. These are Szabo’s best and most popular techniques. Apply them, and add strength and believability to your paintings.