Each lesson in this 'watercolor-course-in-a-book' builds the skills needed to produce beautiful finished paintings. With an entertaining and highly accessible style, Ron Ranson and David Taylor break down all the important techniques. The pair covers materials, composition, light and shade, lost and found edges, color, spontaneity and movement. Solving Mysteries in Watercolor also includes a stunning showcase of David Taylor's recent paintings, each accompanied by a brief explanation. You are sure to appreciate the countless examples, experiments and explanations from these top watercolor painters.