Inspiring Lessons for Sketching and Painting Your Favorite Foods
Relax and take a bite out of this tasty guide to creating watercolor paintings of your favorite treats!
Watercolor Snacks is for food lovers, beginning artists, and anyone who wants to explore the world of watercolors through easy and accessible prompts and exercises. This colorful guide walks you through basic watercolor techniques and how to apply them to create beautiful, delicious-looking paintings.Noted artist and instructor Volta Voloshin-Smith details everything needed to create mouthwatering images for every meal of the day, from a syrup-drenched stack of golden waffles and steaming cup of coffee at breakfast to a brightly colored sprinkled donut and a rainbow of popsicles for dessert.
This first-ever watercolor food guide also includes:
• Easy watercolor tips, tricks, and techniques
• Recommended supplies
• Color theory basics
• Maximizing mindful benefits of watercolor
• How-to lessons for 30 foods from breakfast to dessert
And much, much more! Whether you’re a beginner interested in learning a fun new skill, or an experienced painter ready to explore a fun new subject, this book will give you everything you need to create adorable paintings.
Volta is the founder of Color Snack and her mission to watercolor the world can be seen in the various projects such as brand activations, custom illustrations and animated GIFs that she creates for national and international brands (like Dallas Mavericks and Pernod Ricard). She has taught thousands of students in her online and in-person watercolor workshops, where she encourages everyone to rediscover their inner artist.
She has been featured in D Magazine, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer, Create Magazine and others. And she is frequently interviewed on the topics of creativity, entrepreneurship and mindset.
Volta is the creator of Watercolor Meditations, a concept and online class that combines breathing exercises with watercolor techniques for a calming and relaxing experience.
Volta is also the co-author of Art+Affirmations, a creativity journal with prompts to explore and live a creative life. She has illustrated a paper weaving kids activity book that inspires a calm and centering experience. And most recently, Volta wrote her first book, titled Watercolor Snacks, which is expected to be published in May of 2021.
Volta’s podcast show – Art, Snacks + Affirmations – is a space where she helps artists and creative entrepreneurs level up and build a resilient mindset. She also is a co-host to a live Instagram show where she and her husband share cocktail recipes and then teach others how to paint them.