A Guest Post by Cassia Cogger “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.” —Kofi Annan How does watercolor differ from gouache? What are their individual characteristics, and how might each best be applied to a mixed-media art practice? These very questions got me thinking, I wonder what would happen if I painted the exact same...
The February issue of Watercolor Artist features the paintings that won top prizes in national watercolor society exhibitions, creative jump-starts and new watercolor hacks to try. Featured artists include Helen Brown, Nadine Charlsen, Kathleen S. Giles, Olga Litvinenko, Yael Maimon, Enza Viceconte, William Trost Richards and more. Watch our preview and check it out!
Follow along with this watercolor demonstration, a saturated paper technique for painting animals in watercolor with Cheng-Khee Chee.
Q+A with Splash 17 watercolor artist Peter Carey, whose watercolor painting Swinging in Tahoe is featured on the cover of the 2016 edition of Splash.
If you intend to sell your art or teach a course in watercolor painting, you need to know what "fugitive color" means.
Watercolor Artist is proud to present this video of paintings by the latest batch of selected emerging artists, the 2016 Ones to Watch!
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!
Getting to know how to use your watercolor brushes is vital as an artist, but it’s a skill many don’t master correctly...
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.
My goal when I teach watercolor is to share the joy in the creative process rather than picking up a brush with the sole intention of always painting a masterpiece.
Admittedly, we adore fine art watercolor painting—it’s magic! But what about other ways to use watercolor? One idea currently on our minds (thanks, Pinterest and instagram) is brush lettering with watercolor.