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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...

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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...

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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...

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...