Physics of Watercolor illustrates the physical properties of how and why watercolors work, and shows examples of techniques used to create intricate, detailed images on paper. The compact book contains important information on brushes, pigment and watercolor paper. It describes how to control watercolor pigment, washes and how to layer colors while retaining the luminosity of the watercolor paper. Each technique is described and illustrated in detail with progressive step by step instructions. Practicing and learning the techniques in this book will help you understand and become proficient at watercolor painting.