Watercolor Painting at Home: Easy-to-follow painting projects inspired by the comforts of home and the colors of the garden by Bley Hack

Title:  Watercolor Painting at Home: Easy-to-follow painting projects inspired by the comforts of home and the colors of the garden
Author: Bley Hack 
Publisher:  Quarto Publishing Group - Walter Foster 
Genre:  Arts & Photography, Crafts & Hobbies
Format:  PDF
No. of Pages: 128
Date of Publication:  31 May, 2022
My Rating:  5 Stars

My Thoughts

This is an utterly gorgeous and inspiring book.

Watercolor Painting at Home is a wonderful guide to finding the beauty in the day to day of your life and painting it. I love the idea of painting our collection of glass bottles that I refashioned to use as kitchen herb planters, or my Kindle or one our cats sleeping next to my mug of tea with a cookie, that concept takes the majority of my stress -  my desire to paint with watercolors but my weird anxious worrying about what to paint and then not painting at all because I can’t think of anything to paint. This reminds me to go outside in our yard and look at the spring flowers that have begun blooming about, or take a look at my unorganized bookshelves and try to paint the charm of those perfect imperfections of our lives. 

The book itself is beautiful. Wonderfully whimsical paintings abound in these pages and I found myself just wanting to start painting again. I can’t give it high enough praise for that. 

I loved the inclusion of craft ideas for your paintings at the end. 

This is an absolute recommendation. 

eARC kindly provided by Walter Foster Publishing - Quarto Publishing Group and NetGalley. Opinions shared are my own.


Easy-to-follow watercolor techniques and projects help you find inspiration at home and paint what you see around you, from seasonal decor to favorite recipes and the flowers in your garden.

As we all spend time at home, you may find yourself looking for 
a creative outlet that doesn’t require you to get out and about. That’s where Watercolor Painting at Home comes in, with ideas and inspiration for painting from your couch, front porch, backyard, and more. Painting your favorite things will make your home look more beautiful to you, and it will help you appreciate where you live and what you have. It’s easy to find inspiration at home; just look to your holiday décor, favorite recipes, plants, office, and more.
Expertly written and illustrated by a professional artist, this beautiful book is filled with 
inviting and colorful large-scale art accompanied by instructions that are clear and easy to follow for any skill level. Watercolor is one of the most popular art mediums out there, and the items needed for the projects are affordable and accessible.

Inspired Artist: Watercolor Painting at Home, gain a new appreciation for your home as you paint your everyday surroundings.

The Inspired Artist series invites art hobbyists and casual art enthusiasts to have fun learning basic art concepts, relaxing into the creative process to make art in a playful, contemporary style. Also from the series, find even more artistic inspiration with: Draw Every Little ThingPaint Every Little Thing, and Block Print for Beginners. 


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