Author Archives: Kelly Kane, Editor, Watercolor Artist

Watercolor Landscape Painting | Prafull Sawant

Young Indian artist Prafull Sawant shares a lifetime of lessons in dream-like watercolor landscapes that seem to bridge the gap between heaven and earth. In the February 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist, Sawant shares his watercolor painting techniques and the inspiring stories behind his atmospheric watercolor landscape paintings. Find everything you need to know...

Painting Watercolor on Location | Eugen Chisnicean

Painting watercolors on location, Eugen Chisnicean reacts to the landscape and his painting, using strong, confident brushstrokes and a limited palette to create excitement, energy and perfect tonal contrast. In the February 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist, Chisnicean shares his watercolor techniques and shares the stories behind his watercolor landscape paintings. Find everything you...

Flickering Light & Shadow, Ridge Trail (watermedia, 24x34)

4 Watercolor Artists Paint the American Landscape

In the August 2012 issue of Watercolor Artist, four of today’s preeminent watercolor painters bring a fresh perspective to the art of painting the American landscape. In the tradition of the Hudson River School, the Luminists, Thomas Hart Benton, Childe Hassam and Maurice Penergast, contemporary American landscape painters focus on a luminosity that intimates...

How to Draw Hands

Artist and instructor Mark Willenbrink demonstrates how to draw hands in three simple steps. “Hands can add expression to a portrait, giving it emotion and personality,” he says. “Hands can tell us about a person, even more than a face can by itself. Men’s hands may seem bulky compared to women’s hands, which are...