This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin.
From the publisher:
Problem Solved! Expert fixes for not-quite-right watercolors.
As one of today's most sought-after workshop instructors, Charles Reid knows the most common stumbling blocks faced by artists and the best ways to overcome them. With expert advice on everything from drawing and design to fine-tuning figure and landscape paintings, Charles Reid's Watercolor Solutions will help you identify shortcomings in your paintings, fix recurring problems, and become a better watercolorist--no matter what your skill level.
Inside, you'll find masterful insights from one of North Light's best-selling authors:
Advice for successful color mixing, tips to avoid overworking and other straightforward information you can take straight to your easel
10 step-by-step demonstrations make the lessons easy to understand and implement
Student work with critiques that call out strengths, weaknesses and tips on how the paintings can be improved
Whether your portraits feel contrived, your landscapes lack depth, or your colors look unnatural, this book holds the secrets to stronger, looser and livelier paintings.