Author Archives: Kelly Kane, Editor, Watercolor Artist

Golden (watercolor on paper, 13x18) by Andy Evansen | Hastings, Minn.

Share Your Best Watercolor Paintings in Our Watermedia Showcase Competition | Double the Cash Prizes This Year!

Drawing entries from around the world, our annual Watermedia Showcase competition highlights the incredible ingenuity and marvelous craftsmanship of watercolor artists just like you! Don’t miss your chance at the spotlight; share your watercolor paintings with us today for the possibility to be featured in the April 2017 issue of Watercolor Artist and to...

Watercolor Paintings From Around the World

Joining many other countries in honoring watercolor painting, Thailand has placed watermedia center stage in museums and organized important watercolor events, including The World Watermedia Exposition (WWET). The goals of the expo were twofold: to provide an opportunity for the top watercolor artists of Thailand to form relationships and share knowledge with master painters...

Atmospheric Watercolor Landscape Paintings

Plein air watercolor painter Stanislaw Zoladz exposes the sometimes hidden beauty in commonplace scenes, capturing captivating light effects and the lush contrasts between water, snow, rocks and buildings. In the December 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist, the artist discusses everything from the challenges of painting large to the joys of sketching on-site and the...

Stephen Quiller acrylic landscape painting

Acrylic Landscape Paintings by Stephen Quiller

“Watermedia painting has a long history,” says Stephen Quiller in the August 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist. “Most of the best-known watercolor masters, including Joseph Mallord William Turner, William Blake, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Charles E. Burchfield and John Marin, used opaque gouache, wax, India ink or charcoal along with transparent watercolor in...

Your Acrylic Toolbox

In the Summer 2014 issue of Acrylic Artist magazine, Nancy Reyner introduces you to the essential aspects of acrylic painting. Here, she shares a handy chart that summarizes the basic ingredients of acrylic paint and the wide range of effects you can create with the medium. For more information about acrylic painting, check out...