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SCVWS Members submitted names of their favorite art books in 2019.  Here are their favorites.


  1. Cézanne's Watercolors: Between Drawing and Painting by Matthew Simms
  2. A Dictionary of Color Combinations by Various
  3. Paint Watercolor Flowers - A beginner’s step-by-step by Birgit O’Connor
  4. Creating Nature in Watercolor, an Artist's Guide" by Cathy Johnson   
  5. Paint Your Vision by Robert Wade      
  6. Painting Without a Net - Thinking Like an Artist by Eric Wiegardt
  7. 7 Keys to Great Paintings  by Jane Hofstetter
  8. Watercolor Painting: A Comprehensive Approach to Mastering the Medium  by Tom Hoffman
  9. Making Color Sing by Jeanne Dobie 
  10. The Natural Way To Draw by Nicolaides
  11. The Natural Way to Paint by Charles Reid
  12. Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland
  13. Painting Your Vision in Watercolor by Robert Wade.
  14. Water Media by Steve Quiller
  15. More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte
  16. The Watercolorist’s Complete Guide to Color by Tom Hill
  17. Mastering Composition by  Ian Roberts
  18. Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes by Joyce Hicks
  19. Skies by Ron Ranson
  20. Portrait painting in Watercolor by Charles Reid
  21. Breaking the rules of watercolor by Shirley Trevena.
  22. Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel
  23. Mad Enchantment by Ross King
  24. The Complete Watercolorist’s Essential Notebook by MacKenzie
  25. Master Class in Watermedia by Edward Betts
  26. Watercolor Bold and Free by  Lawrence C. Goldsmith