In Jane Radstrom's pastel painting, the human form moves as if it’s printed with lenticular lenses, yet with a nod to classical figure painting.
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Joan Iaconetti finds endless wonder in the depths of New York City, accentuating its grit in blurred effects and exhilarating texture in her watercolor painting. Follow along with her progressive steps for her work, Exit Only.
The aging subway emerges from layers of gloriously active watercolor in the watercolor painting of Joan Iaconetti. Follow along with her progressive stages of her piece, The Killer, here.
Joan Iaconetti captures the grit and gridwork of New York City’s subway system in glorious layers of watercolor. Learn how she puts her watercolor techniques to work in these two demonstrations.
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Averil Gilkes explains her attraction to the seascape as a fascination with atmosphere. One can feel her long-standing dedication to the subject in her transportive pastel painting, which depicts glistening shores and rolling skies.
We’re quite proud to offer this preview of the August 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist! Look no further for insider watercolor painting advice, watercolor techniques for wabi sabi painting, insight into the self-portrait and elements of design—it’s all in the August issue.
Suze Woolf’s watercolor paintings of burned or charred trees combine her passion and concern for the environment—climate change and increasing forest fires in western North America—with her love of color, light and shape.
Once John Philbin Dolan, featured in the June 2015 issue of Pastel Journal, discovered his passion for pastel portraits, he was determined to give painting his all. View a gallery of his emotive portraits here.
The sky is often one of the largest spaces in a pastel landscape painting by Charles Basham, a featured artist in the June 2015 issue of Pastel Journal. Get his 3 must-know pastel techniques for painting skies here!