The Art Shelf.
Splash 13: The Best of Watercolor
Rachel Rubin Wolf, Editor
North Light Books
c/o F+W Media
4700 East Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236
9781440310355, $35.00, www.artistsnetwork.com
Splash 13: The Best of Watercolor: Alternative Approaches explores watercolor solutions and insights from over a hundred watercolor innovators and masters, and displays over a hundred paintings accompanied by artist insights into how they achieved them. From how they handled realism and abstraction to accidents that proved fortuitous and outside-the-box thinking on everything from brushes and watercolors to composition, this is a powerful presentation perfect for any watercolor artist seeking innovative approaches, and packs in color photos displaying the full potentials of the art!