Watch a video preview of the April 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist, and learn what opther gems await in the new issue!
An exclusive excerpt about color and value from the new book "Watercolor Techniques" by Michael Reardon.
The results from Watercolor Artist's annual watercolor art competition are in! Watch a video and get details on the prizewinners here.
Laurie Goldstein-Warren was taught in watercolor painting to work light to dark, but she's since learned to go straight in with the darkest darks for drama. View a gallery of her dramatic works of art here.
The crop of winners from our most recent watercolor art competition, the 7th annual Watermedia Showcase, exempliﬁes incredible ingenuity, marvelous craftsmanship and masterful watercolor painting. View a gallery of the top prizewinners here.
Watercolor artist Charles Henry Rouse drenches mosaic-style shapes with lively color to add a vibrant feel to his paintings. Follow along to see how he establishes the value system in his piece, Road Warriors, here.
“Watercolor seems like it was made for painting cloud-filled skies,” says artist William C. Wright. “When mixed with water, its translucency enables the artist to achieve soft edges and accidental effects easily and quickly. And, because watercolor dries fast, especially en plein air, layering additional colors in the sky is effectively accomplished.” Follow along...
Because watercolor paper under 300-lbs. will buckle when you use lots of water or paint large washes, you should stretch your paper before painting. Follow along as Sandrine Pelissier, author of Fearless Watercolor for Beginners, shows you how to stretch watercolor paper in five simple steps.
Which issue had that article with the excellent Ron Stocke plein air demo? What kind of surface does Carrie Waller use? Find these answers and revisit your other favorite 2015 features in the Watercolor Artist CD archive!
The first use of yellow pigments goes back to ancient times and, through the ages, artists have found additional pigments for yellows.
Find out when to submit your work in 2016’s juried art shows, and to which watercolor society. Plus, watch a video of the 27 best watermedia paintings of 2015!