View two of the exceptional watercolor paintings from Splash 16: The Best of Watercolor, Exploring Texture, and read what the artists have to say about their work.
Put the Water in Watercolor Art Why not use a water medium to paint water? It just seems logical! You can get stunning results for painting seascapes with these painting techniques for creating different types of moving water: gentle waves, rolling waves, water crashing on rocks and rolling over wet sand, with Grant Fuller...
There’s something to be said for subtlety, whether it comes to a hint of garlic in a delicious Italian dish, a trace of perfume lightly dashed on one’s neck, or the suggestion from a flirtatious smile that leaves you wondering, “Did he/she just smile at me?” Art can have the same effect and--like any...
Fact: Thomas Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Fact: Walt Disney was once was fired by a newspaper editor because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Fact: You will never win an art prize in the Watermedia Showcase if you don’t enter the competition.
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.