In the October 2014 issue of WATERCOLOR ARTIST, you’ll learn secrets to painting water, creating the illusion of depth, the top artist's picks for brushes, how to simplify complex scenes in your own watercolor painting—plus other invaluable watercolor techniques. Watch a preview of the issue here!
Direk Kingnok, featured in the October 2014 issue of WATERCOLOR ARTIST, is moved to paint by the beauty that surrounds him, and he finds it everywhere. Enjoy a gallery of his watercolor landscapes here.
“My interest in the nude, draped and dimly lit, was born out of my special interest in Italian painting,” says French artist Nathalie Picoulet of her pastel painting interests. Enjoy some examples of her exquisite figure painting here.
Looking for framing tips or considering DIY frames when it comes to protecting and presenting your pastel work? Get started by learning how to apply your own dust cover.
Watch a preview of the August 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist, featuring helpful articles on painting reflections, watercolor approaches to acrylic painting, pouring watercolor and other invaluable watercolor tips.
Judi Betts was paying attention when she watched Millard Sheets demonstrate one of his watercolor techniques on how to section off the surface and invent color chords to make an underpainting that provided texture, shape and value.
Learn to create a watercolor painting using this three-step pouring technique and four watercolor paint colors. You'll create luminous darks, strong contrasts between light and shadow, and seamless color transitions.
With a strong, well-planned foundation, Barbara Jaenicke sets up her pastel landscapes for a successful finish. View some of her enchanting works here.
English artist Mark Demsteader has remained unwavering in his devotion to figure painting. “I’ve always been interested in the figure; it has everything I need to draw and paint,” he says. View a gallery of mesmerizing pastel and collage figures here.
Spring is here, but we're already thinking summer in the watercolor world! Watch this video for a preview of the June 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist, featuring artwork by cover artist Iain Stewart, Peter Quinn, Stan Miller, Chica Brunsvold, Lynne Railsback, Marlin Rotach, Carla O'Connor, Kathleen Alexander and more!
Three artists share a love of painting flowers, but express it in uniquely different ways. Enjoy this gallery of their watercolor flowers here!