Dan Burt's paintings vibrate with pure, vivid color-exactly the look that so many watercolor artists strive for. The good news for them is that Burt can explain and illuminate his approach to creating such joyous paintings. Although they look loose and spontaneous, each painting is actually well-planned and thoughtfully conceived. Burt teaches his straightforward and enjoyable approach with the same enthusiasm he applies to his painting. Readers will learn how to paint with pigment puddles, work from light to dark in four stages, and other secrets for evoking the vibrancy of transparent watercolor.