How we remember a place vs. what we actually saw can be influenced by what was most important to us, whether it was a building, a bench, or a corner of a garden. Surely you’ve pictured a favorite place in your mind, only to arrive at the location in person and realize it’s not...
“The Pastel Society of America’s (PSA) 44th Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance!, with paintings on display from 34 U.S. states, as well as from Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, Israel and Malaysia, is one of the most diverse and colorful exhibitions in the history of the society,” says Jimmy Wright, PSA president and exhibition chair. Held...
It's time for Inktober again, and that means you can share your drawings with us for a chance to win some awesome art supplies!
A painting and drawing exhibition of Dutch masters at the National Gallery of Art is Drawing magazine's exhibition of the month for September 2016.
Watercolor Artist is proud to present this video of paintings by the latest batch of selected emerging artists, the 2016 Ones to Watch!
A free mini-lesson on pastel painting and how to draw with pastels. Learn pastel techniques for beginners, and how to work safely with pastels.
I don’t mean to brag, but our latest issue is pretty spectacular. The December 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist contains so many diverse watercolor painting styles, inspiring artists and watercolor techniques that anyone would agree it’s remarkable. Take a peek and watch this video preview!
Catherine P. O’Neill paints watercolor figures and scenes from the American heartland with a pouring and lifting technique that she shares in the December 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist. View some of her paintings here!
Esteemed watercolorist John Salminen shares the stories behind the paintings from a few of his most recent adventures.
Meet the emerging artists who have caught the attention of today’s top instructors and exhibition jurors throughout the year. These “Ones to Watch” obviously treasure their work, and the various ways in which they channel that passion are what make this annual feature so celebratory.
The value in going back to a watercolor painting at a later time is that you can learn so much from your previous brushwork, color choices and half-finished composition.