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Gouache in 4 Easy Steps

A Beginner's Guide to Creating Beautiful Paintings in No Time

Anna Koliadych


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Anna Koliadych, founder of the blog DearAnnArt and author of 15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces, has built a community around making painting fun and approachable for beginners. This book continues in that tradition by helping you develop a solid foundation for this increasingly popular art and teaches you how to make beautiful and frame-worthy compositions in only 4 steps or less.

Let yourself be guided step by step through 50 beginner-friendly projects inspired by elegant flowers, mouthwatering desserts and striking landscapes. Compositions include “Starry Night Sky,” “Branch of Magnolia,” “Fancy Pink Flamingo,” “Fairy Tale Palm Tree” and “Pink Glazed Doughnut.”

Try your hand at these gorgeous works of art, and you’ll be impressed by how quickly you improve with every relaxing session. With Gouache in 4 Easy Steps, challenging yourself has never felt less complicated—and more rewarding.

Praise For Gouache in 4 Easy Steps: A Beginner's Guide to Creating Beautiful Paintings in No Time

“For someone who is such a magnificent artist to also be an incredible teacher is a gift! Anna’s Gouache in 4 Easy Steps is the perfect way to explore this popular medium.”
— Princeton Artist Brush Co.

“A brilliant and extremely informative introduction to gouache painting. Anna demystifies painting in such a skillful way, with quick and lovely projects that are exceptionally fun to DO!”
— Charlie O'Shields, Doodlewash, author of Sketching Stuff Activity Books

“After this book you’ll fall in love with gouache, one of my favorite mediums, which is so forgiving and yet versatile.”
— Ardak Kassenova, Artist, Co-Founder & Creative Director, ZenART Supplies

"Anna has done it again! Gouache in 4 Easy Steps is the perfect go-to book if you've ever had the curiosity to explore gouache, but were too afraid to start. In this book, Anna makes it possible to start, helping you create beautiful paintings in no time! It's almost as if Anna is there holding your hand during each project because of the simple step-by-step illustrations and instructions. Amazing book, Anna!"
— Shelly Kim, Letters by Shells, author of Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

“This creative treasure trove will show you the fundamental gouache technique in step-by-step format and inspire you to create your own beautiful pieces even you never painted with gouache before.”
— Natalia Nazarian, Illustrator, Founder of NataNazarian Creative Studio.

Page Street Publishing, 9781645672333, 192pp.

Publication Date: March 23, 2021

About the Author

Anna Koliadych, founder of DearAnnArt, is an illustrator and painter who offers workshops and courses for beginners. She is also the author of 15-Minute Watercolor Masterpieces and currently lives in Estonia.