About the Author
Native Califomian Joe Garcia lives and works near Julian, California, where theforest of oaks and pines shelter an abundance of birds, deer and other wildlife. Itis an area of varied landscapes and a perfect setting for an artist who specializes inpainting those subjects.Joe earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an advertising/illustrationemphasis from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles in 1970. Heworked as an illustrator and graphic designer for 13 years, during which timehe spent his free hours honing his watercolor painting skills. Since 1983 Joe haspainted full-time, leaving the commercial work behind. He generally portrayshis subjects in a tight, yet delicate center of interest, complemented by a loose,interpretive background. In recent years Joe's direction has included more com-plicated, controlled compositions. He also has expanded his choice of mediato oil paints, working on location and in the studio. His original paintings andprints may be found in galleries and private collections throughout the United
States and Canada.
Mastering the Watercolor Wash.
Copyright © 2002 by joe Garcia.
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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data
Mastering the watercolor wash / Joe Garcia. — I st ed.
Includes index.ISBN I-58I80-I67-X
.Watercolor painting — Technique I. Title.ND2430 .G37 2002
Edited by James A. Markle
Designed by Lisa Buchanan
Production art by Lisa HolstemProduction coordinated by John Peavler
Cover photography by Guildhaus Photographies
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