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watercolor artist 2013 archive | art resource

The Year in Watercolor: An Invaluable Art Resource

Now available on CD or as a download, the Watercolor Artist 2013 Archive features more than 500 pages of watercolor tips, breathtaking paintings, techniques and inspiration. That's an entire year’s worth of step-by-step watercolor tutorials by today’s top watercolor artists; technical pointers; inspiring artwork; and even watercolor painting ideas.

Six in Cadmium (pastel, 24x18) by Jim Morgan | botanical

Plant Paintings in Pastel

Davidson, North Carolina, artist Jim Morgan doesn’t mind coming back to the same subject matter. In fact, his imaginative botanical pastel art thrives on it. His inspiration comes from shapes found in nature—eucalyptus leaves and gingko branches, specifically—a nod to one of his art heroes, Ellsworth Kelly. Enjoy a gallery of Morgan's botanical paintings...

How to Crowdfund Your Art Dream

A few years ago, you may never have even heard of the term crowdfunding. The idea is simple: A crowd of people fund your project. And when executed thoughtfully, it can work. In a truly democratic manner, online fundraising provides the means for an entrepreneur to engage with people from all over the world....