Paint 50: Watercolour Animals

Paint 50: Watercolour Animals

ISBN 9781800921283
Publisher Search Press
Format BC Paperback Matt laminate cover
Dimensions 216mm x 280mm
Page Extent 112
Pub Date October 2023


A beginner-friendly guide on how to paint 50 animals in no more than 7 quick and easy stages!

Learn to paint 50 vibrant watercolour animals in seven simple stages, with award-winning artist Marina Bakasova.

Paint 50 Watercolour Animals is the first title in a new beginner-friendly 'how-to-paint' series. This book will focus on a range of animals, from popular pets to wild creatures; from fun flamingos and doting dogs to mischievous monkeys. 

Over the course of 50 simple watercolour projects, this title will teach you how to paint! Each project can be completed in just seven simple steps from initial line drawing to finished creation, using a small selection of colours and a handful of easy-to-follow watercolour techniques.

Whether you want to create a hand-painted card, decorate your wall or maybe you simply want to learn the relaxing art of painting with watercolours, with 50 cute motifs to choose from, you’ll easily find something to inspire you.

No prior knowledge of watercolour techniques needed This book contains a short list of tools and materials needed to get started and a clear and informative guide to the basic techniques needed to paint this varied collection of animals.

No drawing skills required The line drawings are provided at full size, ready to copy or trace and all the information on how to do so is included. The line drawings are also available to download for free from Bookmarked (

Suitable for artists of all levels Marina’s clear instructions guide the reader from start to finish in a way that makes it easy for anyone to pick up a brush and learn how to paint in her loose, characterful style.

About the Author

Marina Bakasova is an award winning artist in her early 20s, born in Bryansk, Russia. Fond of drawing and painting from early childhood, she recently graduated from Moscow State Stroganov Art University. Now working as a freelance illustrator, Marina is obsessed with art and painting. 

Marina's first book, Four-Step Watercolour, was published through Search Press in 2020 and won the Most Inspiring Crafty Read category in the Best of Craft Awards 2020. 

Marina has over 14,000 followers on Instagram, where her handle is @marinabksv

  • Book
    EDP: 0124410
  • Book
    0124410 - #9781800921283
    Length: 12 mm
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Weight: 510 g