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!

Edward Hopper (United States, 1882Ð1967)
"Pemaquid Light," 1929
watercolor on paper,  14 x 20 inches
Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Anonymous gift, 1980.166
© Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Exhibition of the Month: Portland Museum of Art Masterworks

If you’ll be in or around Maine this spring, take note: The full breadth of the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA) collection is on view in the exhibition “Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” through June 5. “Masterworks on Paper” includes drawings, prints, watercolors and photographs spanning some 175 years,...

Types of watercolor paper | Johannes Vloothuis, ArtistsNetwork.com

Understanding the Different Grades of Watercolor Paper

This tutorial will deal with the comparisons of hot pressed, cold pressed and rough watercolor paper. To begin with the usage of the term “paper” is a misnomer. In a way this term devalues the price for watercolor paintings in galleries. It suggests the surface is not permanent because the image is painted on...

watercolor-landscape_Wright-160_DSC_0064 | artistsnetwork.com

Fall Clouds | Watercolor Demonstration by William C. Wright

“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...