Author Archives: Kelly

Sandra Walker Watercolor Gallery

“I’m a photorealist painter who finds inspiration in man-made structures,” says American-born artist Sandra Walker, featured in the April issue of Watercolor Artist. Now a resident of England, where she’s an elected member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Walker revels in the unique opportunities to paint both...

Digital Photography Dos and Don’ts

Given the increasing demand for digital photography–as film-processing labs become more scarce and as fine art exhibitions move toward digital-only formats–knowing how to photograph your own work is a must. You’ll find a list of 10 Digital Photography Dos and Don’ts in the February 2011 issue of Watercolor Artist (click here...

Free Online Event: Master Drawing in Just a Few Days

In this FREE online event, join award-winning author and artist Sandra Angelo as she shares techniques that make drawing easy and fun. Pulling lessons from her book, Draw 101: Learn to Draw Fast Home Study Course, Angelo will show you a:     * 4 Step System That Accelerates Learning     * 3 Magic...

Gregory Halili: Wonderful Watercolor Miniatures

Readers who recall the brilliant and bright cover of our December 2007 issue (download your digital copy by clicking here) will be thrilled to learn that artist Gregory Halili has offered a rare glimpse into his working process. His watercolor paintings are stunningly small and yet they pack a powerful emotional...

Decorate Your Computer Desktop with a Watercolor Seascape

Now’s the time to do a little redecorating on your computer desktop: Download free watercolor wallpaper from Watercolor Artist. Pacific Coast Highway V (above; watercolor on paper, 14.25×21.5) by Keiko Tanabe is now available in three convenient sizes. Click here to see our online-exclusive selection of paintings featured in recent issues of...

Showcasing the Best in Watercolor

It’s with creative versatility in mind that the editors of the popular watercolor series, Splash, call for watercolors with “alternative approaches.” This can mean anything from finding a personal alternative that’s new to you, to an approach that’s innovative to the medium. The editors are on the hunt for a variety...

Free Online Event: Discover Your Watercolor Painting Style

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ESTIn this FREE online event, join watercolorists Joyce Faulknor and Guy Magallanes as they walk you through their (very different) approaches to painting and share their unique techniques that will inspire you to discover your own painting style. You’ll see side-by-side comparisons...

The Best Watercolors of the Year

Every year, thousands of aspiring and established watercolor artists enter their paintings in juried shows with the hope of earning recognition and rewards for their work. What does it take to rise to the top? You’ll find out in the February issue of Watercolor Artist as we as we showcase the...

Big News from the Watercolor Artist Staff

Many of our readers can say their magazine collections go back to the days when we were known as Watercolor Magic, but were you there when we kicked off the decade with a particularly spectacular feature on painting water? Do you remember the day we spent with watercolor legend Milford Zornes,...

Free Trial: Artist’s Market Online

ArtistsMarketOnline.com is the all new online version of both the Artist’s and Graphic Designer’s Market and Photographer’s Market books: the best reference guides since 1975 for emerging artists, designers and photographers who want to establish a successful career can find everything they need. Find the Right Market and Sell Your Work!...

One to Watch: Meet Carol Ann Sherman

Every year, the Watercolor Artist staff solicits nominations from some of the top instructors in the country for rising stars in the watercolor community. It wasn’t difficult to find watercolor talent among the nominations for this year’s “Ones to Watch” feature, but it was quite a challenge to narrow the list...