London, with its familiar sights and quiet residential streets, has served as Charlotte Halliday’s faithful muse for more than 50 years. The artist enjoys depicting its architecture from both the celebrated sites and quiet side streets in her watercolor painting. View some of these watercolor landscape scenes here.
Using luminescent acrylic paints, Tom Bacher paints landscapes and portraits with spectacular lighting effects. He combines different brands of fluorescent and phosphorescent paints to achieve the look he wants for various elements in paintings that change in color and composition over time.
In the June 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist, seven watercolor artists, members of the international organization Urban Sketchers, share their on-site watercolor cityscapes created all around the world. Their globe-trotting art includes city scenes from locales such as New York, Paris, Santo Domingo and Singapore. PLUS: The artists share their tried-and-true tips for creating...
Interiors empty of people are Matt Condron's evocative subject matter for his oil paintings. Don't miss this free, five-step oil painting demo by Condron.
Sheldon Tapley paints from natural light in his studio in the downtown area of Danville, Kentucky. Learn how he manages to control the light and adapt to an urban space.
It was in a hospital room as a child where Samantha Bennett began to create art. Read about her life story and her upcoming exhibition, "Scars Portraits and Beyond."
Painting directly and quickly, California watercolorist Michael Reardon creates fresh landscapes full of light. “The clarity of light in California, and especially northern California, is pretty special,” he says. “I find that watercolor just lends itself to it.” You’ll find a full-length feature on the artist’s work–including a direct painting demo–in the February 2012...
Landscape/Interior Finalists from The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition
Richard McKinley, landscape/interior juror for The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition, reveals what he looks for in judging works and why the First Place winners earned their praise.
Diana Horowitz painted landscapes of New York City from the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center for 15 years until May, 2001.
The tour group members standing in the hotel lobby were scaling back their expectations for a day of fun-filled activities as they peered through the windows at the steady rain. Their first bite of the Big Apple—New York City—wasn’t what they’d anticipated. As I watched, sipping a cup of strong New York deli coffee,...