Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes
I wrote a book about painting the wilderness with watercolor!
Perfect for beginners, Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes covers what you'll need for supplies, basic watercolor techniques, how-to wilderness painting tutorials, and 30 step-by-step projects for stunning landscape designs.
Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes will be published on October 6, 2020,
and it's available for pre-order now!
Because pre-sales are SUPER important for the success of books nowadays, I'm having a bunch of GIVEAWAYS leading up to the publish day!
Up for grabs this week: TWO handmade ceramic paint palettes by Sylvan Clayworks AND some of my favorite watercolor supplies.
To enter, just head to both Instagram posts (here's mine, and here's Sarah's) and complete the tasks. That's it! No purchase required to enter the giveaway -- but there is a special BONUS if you pre-order Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes...
For 10 BONUS entries, drop a screenshot of your proof of purchase in this form, and let us know in your comments on our Instagram posts.
(If you already pre-ordered and submitted your proof of purchase in a previous promo, then no need to resubmit -- just let me know in the IG post! You're already covered and still qualify for this giveaway.)
That's it! Giveaway is open WORLDWIDE (USPS permitting), and this one will close on Friday, September 25. I'll announce the winner within 48 hours of close!
the reviews are in!
here's what people are saying about Wilderness Watercolor Landscapes...
“Kolbie puts her whole heart into what she loves, and you can tell by just looking at the pages in this book. These paintings are so detailed and gorgeous, my city-girl self just wants to dive into them like Mary Poppins.”
―Alli Koch, artist and bestselling author of How to Draw Modern Florals
“Painting landscapes looks super intimidating, but Kolbie introduces landscapes in such a beautiful and fun way. This book is definitely one that should be added to your collection―it’s that good!”
―Shelly Kim, lettering artist and author of Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
“There's just something about nature captured through watercolor, and Kolbie has done a wonderful job of creating harmony in her techniques to draw attention to the earth's elements. The bonus part is that she's here to share her brilliance so everyone can paint along, creating new life into pieces of their very own.”
―Peggy Dean, bestselling author and creator of The Pigeon Letters
“Kolbie is such a wonderfully talented artist and teacher, and this book doesn't disappoint. So much detail and beautiful work and explanation!”
―Jenna Rainey, artist, educator, and bestselling author of
Everyday Watercolor and Everyday Watercolor Flowers
“Talented teacher, author, and artist Kolbie leads you on an artistic adventure filled with cotton candy skies and happy little trees, flowing wildflowers and misty mountain peaks. With detailed step by step instructions and beautiful color palette ideas, you will watercolor a wonderland of entertaining painting masterpieces.”
―Sarah Simon of The Mint Gardener, artist and bestselling author of Modern Watercolor Botanicals
here's a bit more about the book...
Practice the Art of Watercolor with this Beginner’s Guide to Picturesque Mountains, Lakes, Sunrises, and More
From a striking Desert Sunset Silhouette to a majestic Icelandic Waterfall to an eye-catching Magical Snowy Forest, watercolor artist Kolbie Blume’s wilderness scenes are the perfect introduction to watercolor painting.
Kolbie’s step-by-step instructions make it easy to paint stunning landscapes featuring all of the key elements of wilderness painting and teach you beginner-friendly techniques for colorful skies, mountains, trees, wildflowers, oceans, lakes, and more. Each chapter teaches progressively more advanced elements, allowing you to build upon your skills as you work through the projects. And the final chapter combines all of the elements in breathtaking scenes―like a Glassy Milky Way and an Aurora Glacier Lagoon―that you’ll be proud to hang on your wall or gift to a friend or family member.
With all the tips, tricks, and techniques you need to master the basics of watercolor painting and instructions on how to paint every element of nature, this collection of wilderness landscapes is the go-to guide for both beginner painters and more experienced artists looking for new subjects to paint.
Published through Page Street Publishing, Distributed by Macmillan