“I can’t control the paint.” “It’s not colourful enough.” “It’s intimidating!” With the fun and easy techniques in Gina Rossi Armfield’s No Excuses Watercolour, your excuses for not painting with watercolour don’t stand a chance! As you try the demonstrations and exercises, you’ll learn the techniques and tricks necessary to achieve amazing, colourful results in your artist’s sketchbook. After getting to know your materials, you’ll try your hand at thirteen exercises that will help train your hand, and help you identify and refine your artistic style. Along the way, you’ll get tips and suggestions for adding journaling and writing to your art. Finally, you’ll find an inspirational resource guide packed with reference photos, starter sketches, colour palettes, journaling prompts and more to help you fill your watercolour journal! Grab your sketchbook and watercolours – it’s time to paint, no excuses! 22 demonstrations for sketching and watercolour painting. 13 exercises for practicing backgrounds, focal images, colour mixing, layering and details. 13 resource sections loaded with journaling and painting prompts to keep you inspired.