Get a preview of the latest issue of Watercolor Artist, the must-have art resouce of the year, now available on newsstands! Watch our video to get a glimpse of the dazzling watercolor work inside.
I’m constantly being reminded that pastels, oils and watercolors can be manipulated to raise an eyebrow and the question, “Is that really…?” Transparent watercolor falls within this category as well, as Linda Stevens Moyer can attest. Moyer is the author of Light Up Your Watercolors Layer By Layer: Transparent Glazing Techniques for Luminous Paintings,...
We congratulate the 10 artists selected as our newest class of Ones to Watch!
Artist and author Hazel Soan travels the world, painting people and places in watercolor. Read about her strange-but-true experiences here, and find inspiration.
If you were strolling along a river or canal in France on a lovely evening, you may have passed a landscape artist who was painting water--still, peaceful water. Ian Potts, who painted en plein air, found that watercolor best suited his needs, rather than oil.
In the October 2014 issue of WATERCOLOR ARTIST, you’ll learn secrets to painting water, creating the illusion of depth, the top artist's picks for brushes, how to simplify complex scenes in your own watercolor painting—plus other invaluable watercolor techniques. Watch a preview of the issue here!
It’s hard to imagine the difficult task that was before Rachel Rubin Wolf, editor of the Splash series on watercolor artists and their paintings. Each year, she chooses a select group from hundreds of entries that are then featured in the newest book. Now it’s my responsibility to share some of the images from...
In honor of Father's Day, we're celebrating how fathers have inspired artists by sharing a small selection of stories. Read these, and share your own with us.
Watch a preview of the August 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist, featuring helpful articles on painting reflections, watercolor approaches to acrylic painting, pouring watercolor and other invaluable watercolor tips.
Landscape paintings are inspired by visions such as these because the earth provides us with so many wondering thoughts of how and why we’re here. And sometimes all we can do is absorb the beauty, then let it spill out in our own creative interpretations.
Mary Whyte's watercolors tell stories of Americans whose work and traditions are fading into the past, but not before she documents their existence in artworks that could strongly stand on their own even without the meanings behind them.