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!

Splash 17 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 129 artists selected for North Light Books’ latest watercolor competition Splash 17: Inspiring Subjects! If you see your name below, please check your email accounts (and junk boxes) for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Splash 17 Winner Notification” on Thursday, April...


Fractured Worlds | Frederick C. Graff Watercolor Landscapes

Watercolor artist Frederick C. Graff paints scenes in which the world is reconstructed as an array of broken planes, plunging the viewer into an exciting spatial depth where the eye moves from one surface to the next. Just when the experience threatens to become overwhelming, the Ohio-based artist serves up an area of relative...


A Head for the Hills | Robin Purcell Watercolor Landscapes

“I was probably warped by doing paint by numbers as a child,” quips Robin Purcell, alluding to the intriguing patchwork-like quality and bold colors of her engaging watercolors. “My painting style is all about editing the shapes I see in nature to make a statement about the movement. It’s important to observe them from life...