With a self-control borne out of experience, Olga Litvinenko knows when to forge ahead and when to scale back in glowing watercolors that express her love of city life.
Abel Kesteven captures the excitement of pastel figures and animals in action with a minimalist, semi-abstract approach that successfully gets to the essence of his subjects. View his colorful paintings here!
"Grasses talk to me,” says Montana artist Jeanette Rehahn. View her "living carpets" in this gallery of pastel landscapes from Pastel Journal, and learn more about her in the February 2017 issue.
Watercolor Artist is pleased to feature 26 top award-winning paintings from watercolor societies’ 2016 juried exhibitions in this video, plus we've got your deadlines for the 2017 juried exhibitions right here!
The February issue of Watercolor Artist features the paintings that won top prizes in national watercolor society exhibitions, creative jump-starts and new watercolor hacks to try. Featured artists include Helen Brown, Nadine Charlsen, Kathleen S. Giles, Olga Litvinenko, Yael Maimon, Enza Viceconte, William Trost Richards and more. Watch our preview and check it out!
Follow along with this watercolor demonstration, a saturated paper technique for painting animals in watercolor with Cheng-Khee Chee.
The immediate sense of recognition we feel looking at a pastel portrait by Melissa Dring may well be influenced by another side of the English artist’s life: her work as a police forensic artist. She combines her skills in forensic drawing and portraiture to intriguing effect with her portrait of English novelist Jane Austen.
View photos of five pastel artists sharing their pastel painting with the Chinese audience in a paint-a-round at the Second Biennial (Suzhou) China International Pastel Exhibition.
Learn how to create a pastel monoprint step by step, and how to use it as an underpainting for your next masterpiece!
Take a look at Maria Marino's pastel studies and learn how they inform her stunning pastel paintings.
Maintaining a good rapport in the art market can be complex. Consider these 12 pointers as “The Relationship Rules.”