Watercolor Art: How to Techniques Painting & Landscapes

Mastering the fundamentals and various approaches to watercolor art is challenging and rewarding. You’ll learn about watercolor painting techniques for landscapes and portraits and more, in online galleries, watercolor tutorials and creative challenges. Enjoy learning how to paint with watercolors!

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Watercolor Without Rules | Nadine Charlsen Watercolor Gallery

When watercolorist Nadine Charlsen walked into Paul Ching-Bor’s class, his first words caught her by surprise: “I don’t have rules.” Foregoing traditional technique, he started dark and worked light; he liberally scratched parts off and scrubbed others out, “and I’d never seen that before,” Charlsen says. That class challenged her own tendencies, allowing her the...

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Watercolor Painting Video | Watercolor Artist February 2017 Issue Preview

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!

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Watercolor Figures | Yael Maimon Gallery

Israeli artist Yael Maimon is known for adept, expressive strokes; bold, vivid colors; and delightfully  engaging painting series of cats, desserts and fairytale figures. “I think that over the years I’ve developed my own style that keeps evolving,” she says. “It’s a natural process; it’s not static. Style builds slowly over time and shifts in relation to life...

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Ode to the Sea | Enza Viceconte Watercolor Seascapes

As a watercolorist, Enza Viceconte finds water to be essential to her work, and it also serves as the subject and spiritual wellspring of her creative output. “I really love the sea, its rocks and its natural light,” Viceconte says. “The silent and private language I share with the sea has always been a...

How to Paint Water

Learn How to Paint Water in Watercolor: 3 Demos

There are so many ways to approach the subject of water in your watercolor art, but sometimes, the simplest approaches are the best. Gordon MacKenzie demonstrates three approaches to the subject and shows that learning how to paint water can be fun, with achievable results right away.