This DVD is ideally suited for Advanced Beginners and Beyond. Julie demonstrates with watercolors. However, the theories are applicable to many other painting media as well. Learn how to paint the effects of luminosity, luster and iridescence in three paintings: a luminous tropical fish, a lustrous imaginative landscape, and an iridescent Venetian glass bowl. Warm up exercises prepare you for finishing three paintings. Learn, from an artists viewpoint, how to appreciate the many facets of these lighting effects. Julie guides you through step-by-step as she demonstrates, and there are many additional tips on the DVD menu. Apply these lighting effects to your own chosen themes in the future and see the world very differently after viewing the DVD!