With over 2 million subscribers on YouTube, Mako is one of the most popular online watercolor teachers. Working primarily with beginners, she knows exactly what new painters struggle with and how to build their confidence. Her book is divided into chapters on various techniques like glazing, wet on dry, wet on wet and how to make your watercolor more magical--with her special tips and tricks on how to master each one.
Each chapter begins with a tutorial and practice space for each technique, as well as mini tutorials on common mistakes like how to get the right texture with your paintbrush or how to keep your paint from looking blotchy. She also includes projects like beautiful snowy landscapes, galaxies, and more with each chapter so that readers can put all of their knowledge into a beautiful completed piece of art. Every tutorial and project is easy, approachable, and can be completed in just a few easy steps.
Printed on high-quality watercolor paper, readers can follow along step by step and utilize every page for practice space.