Just Add Watercolor is full of examples of watercolor paintings by a variety of artists using a variety of techniques and styles. That alone makes the book enjoyable to look through. 

With each painting author Helen Birch provides information about what we are looking at stylisticly in the painting, information on how to paint with a similar technique, and tips for painters. 

My one disappointment with the book is that it presumes you have a general knowledge and experience with watercolor painting. There are no step-by-step how-to directions. However, the subtitle of the book is Inspiration &Painting Techniques from Contemporary Artists. It does provide inspiration, and for those who have at least a little painting experience the technique guidance is helpful.

I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for unbiased reviews. 

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