Author Archives: Kelly Kane, Editor, Watercolor Artist

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...

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...