For a soothing boost of creativity and whimsy, try your hand at watercolour. With a few simple steps, anyone can discover their artistic side and achieve moments of peace and tranquility doing so. Forty straightforward lessons promise fun and colourful results: no previous artistic skill required. This simple painting medium produces colourful, modern paintings to adorn invitations, gifts and walls. The 40 lessons cover useful topics like: painting on vacation; painting your pets; layering colours; mixing colours; painting flowers and plants. Supplies are minimal: a basic palette of watercolours and a selection of brushes, plus nice thick paper, will do the job, yielding bright and whimsical results guaranteed to bring colour to any gray day.