Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.
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Thomas Schaller's watercolor paintings alone are enough to stir emotion in the viewer, but add to that his journey and you’ll have a new level of appreciation.
Johannes Vloothuis explains how to make the most of mixed media when combining pastel and watercolor.
While viewing master works is a great way to study color, composition, and more, you can benefit in an even deeper way with these painting tips from Iain Stewart.
Summer might just be starting for many of us, but when it comes to painting landscapes, there’s no time like the present for painting fall foliage. When summer temperatures hit their highs, there will be days when I’ll be dreaming of crisp autumn leaves and long hikes through the woods without danger of heatstroke....
Even a hint of rejection, judgment or criticism could be detrimental to the art-making process, and it’s our job as the mothers and fathers of our art to protect it until it can stand on its own, so to speak.
We’re quite proud to offer this preview of the August 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist! Look no further for insider watercolor painting advice, watercolor techniques for wabi sabi painting, insight into the self-portrait and elements of design—it’s all in the August issue.
Suze Woolf’s watercolor paintings of burned or charred trees combine her passion and concern for the environment—climate change and increasing forest fires in western North America—with her love of color, light and shape.
Around the time watercolor artist-turned-mixed-media-artist Myrna Wacknov began painting experimental portraits, she hit upon a way to streamline the effort that has since provided an endless opportunity for inventive exploration: self-portraiture. “I was teaching a workshop in advanced portraiture, and one of the lessons was about the face and hands,” she says. “The previous lesson...
The seven elements of design—color, line, shape, size, space, texture and value—serve as the bedrock for all painting composition, but they’re especially crucial for abstract and non-objective works of art. “When you look at a painting and say, ‘Oh, I love that painting,’ there are many factors that contribute to that reaction,” says artist...