Clear and easy to understand, award-winning watercolor artist and author Shuang Li presents everything you need to know about painting watercolor outdoors. As a highly experienced plein air artist and watercolor instructor, Shuang guides beginning and intermediate watercolor artists through the entire watercolor plein air painting process, from selecting equipment and tools to conquering outdoor challenges and finishing a plein air watercolor. Going beyond the practical application of techniques, Shuang also helps new plein air watercolorists learn fundamental observation and design skills from finding an ideal location to designing, developing, and completing a plein air watercolor. This book also features a unique plein air gallery with Shuang's watercolors and painting locations side-by-side for easy comparison. Richly illustrated with over 100 images and paintings, this one-stop guide is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to explore the excitement of watercolor painting En Plein Air.