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 Portrait Demo: LeAnn | Mario A. Robinson

Esteemed portrait and figure painter Mario A. Robinson uses a monochromatic block-in to achieve  light, medium and dark skin tones. Follow along as he creates a medium skin tone for his watercolor portrait of LeAnn: I painted LeAnn using a cool light to illuminate the subject. The light cooled the warm tones of the skin, as well...

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Brighton Beach Watercolor Cityscapes | Susan Weintraub Gallery

Adventurous techniques and an emphasis on value lend an evocative air of timelessness to Susan Weintraub’s Brighton Beach watercolor cityscapes. New York City threatens to dissolve in her paintings, as buildings and figures loom softly in veils of drizzle and mist that can render concrete and steel as insubstantial as a dream. Streetlights and headlights shimmer...

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Everyday Scenes | Vladislav Yeliseyev Watercolor Landscapes

Artist Vladislav Yeliseyev is no stranger to beautiful scenery. In fact, he’s traveled around the world to paint interesting watercolor cityscapes and watercolor landscapes. But unlike many artists who are drawn to postcard-perfect sites, Yeliseyev usually can be found around the back of a building, along the street or in an alleyway, capturing commonplace scenes. He...

Watercolor Paintings From Around the World

Joining many other countries in honoring watercolor painting, Thailand has placed watermedia center stage in museums and organized important watercolor events, including The World Watermedia Exposition (WWET). The goals of the expo were twofold: to provide an opportunity for the top watercolor artists of Thailand to form relationships and share knowledge with master painters...

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Stephen Zhang Watercolor Portraits: A Brush With Everyday Life

Loose, broad brushstrokes and fresh color add energy and import to Stephen Zhang’s watercolor sketches and watercolor portraits of common men and women in everyday pursuits. He combines transparent washes of vibrant, flowing color and rich, complex glazes. The result? A realistic depiction that retains a fresh, spontaneous quality. “I’ve always been drawn to human figures for the...

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Watercolor Artist 2015 Article Index

  Use our year-at-a-glance Watercolor Artist 2015 Article Index to easily locate all of your favorite watercolor painting artists and articles that appeared in the 2015 issues of Watercolor Artist. Get your FREE downloadable index here: Watercolor Artist_Index 2015 Store this index on your desktop for easy access. It’s the perfect companion for your collection of 2015 Watercolor Artist issues....