Inspiring ideas from one of the world’s great art teachers
• Top author—more than 100,000 books sold worldwide
• Solid instruction from a watermedia expert
• Tips and techniques for developing a personal style and vision
Join renowned artist Stephen Quiller, the creator of the famous Quiller Wheel, the Quiller Palette, and the Quiller lines of paints, on a journey of art discovery and exploration. Watermedia Painting with Stephen Quiller is an in-depth look at all the watermedia paints available to today’s artists. Part One looks at watercolors, with illustrations of the visual characteristics of the mineral (sedimentary) and transparent (staining) and their effects with different paper surfaces. Part Two focuses on acrylics, gouache, and casein. In Part Three, Quiller shares his secrets for the most difficult aspect of painting—developing a personal style and vision. Packed with Quiller’s thoughts and ideas on painting philosophy, the meditative and spiritual aspects of art, photographing art, travel, and building a studio, this is an inspiring guide to living a creative life and creating art.
About Stephen Quiller
Stephen Quiller graduated from Colorado State University and has been painting full-time in watermedia since 1972. His paintings are represented in many corporate, public, and private collections nationwide. Quiller has produced three other books published by Watson-Guptill: With Barbara Whipple he co-authored Water Media Techniques and Water Media: Processes and Possibilities; his Color Choices, a book on color for painters, was published in 1989. Quiller conducts artist workshops throughout North America each year, and he has made a number of videotapes on watermedia and color, produced by Crystal Productions. He lives with his wife Marta and their two children, Christopher and Allison, in Creede, Colorado. His work is available at the Quiller in Creede and at the Mission in Taos, New Mexico.
Watermedia Painting with Stephen Quiller by Stephen Quiller