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 the Author
Stephen Quiller graduated from Colorado State University and has been painting full-time in water media since 1972. His paintings are represented in many corporate, public, and private collections nationwide. Quiller has produced six books published by Watson-Guptill: With Barbara Whipple he coauthored Water Media Techniques and Water Media: Processes and Possibilities; Color Choices; Acrylic Painting Techniques; Painter's Guide to Color; and Water Media Painting with Stephen Quiller. Quiller conducts artist workshops throughout North America each year, and he has made a number of DVDs on water media 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 Gallery in Creede and at the Mission Gallery in Taos, New Mexico.