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Esteemed watercolorist John Salminen shares the stories behind the paintings from a few of his most recent adventures.
Catherine P. O’Neill shares her watercolor techniques for pouring and lifting to create the effect of mist. Follow along step-by-step in this demonstration.
Catherine P. O’Neill paints watercolor figures and scenes from the American heartland with a pouring and lifting technique that she shares in the December 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist. View some of her paintings here!
Meet the emerging artists who have caught the attention of today’s top instructors and exhibition jurors throughout the year. These “Ones to Watch” obviously treasure their work, and the various ways in which they channel that passion are what make this annual feature so celebratory.
Carole McDermott uses the suggestive powers of watercolor—its ability to veil, drip and flow—to summon a sense of romance and joy in her New York City Central Park watercolors. She combines precise draftsmanship and accurate perspectives with open brushwork and adventurous paint. This handling creates works that describe specific places, but which remain suggestive and...
“The simple art of applying color to paper is enjoyable when there are no high expectations from the results.” —Jean Haines Haines is an author, international workshop instructor and award-winning expressive watercolor artist whose East-meets-West painting style has been exhibited in a number of galleries and collected throughout the world. She shares 3 simple...
“Everyone can escape from stressful life situations to find inner peace simply by playing with colour.” —Jean Haines Haines is an author, international workshop instructor and award-winning expressive watercolor artist whose East-meets-West painting style has been exhibited in a number of galleries and collected throughout the world. She shares more of the therapeutic effects...
“These places I paint, I know them intimately,” says Thomas McNickle of the tranquil surroundings located just minutes from his Pennsylvania home. “Even as a little child, I had two overwhelming interests in life: one was art, and the other was nature." Get his must-have tips for plein air sketching here!
Patricia Guzmán celebrates the indigenous people of Mexico in watercolor portraits that defy stereotype and shine a light on the displaced, disappeared and forgotten. Follow along step-by-step in this stellar watercolor demonstration!
Ian Ramsay pushes his architecture- and maritime-inspired watercolor landscapes beyond the facts of his reference photos to create mood and a feeling of being there. View some of these enchanted vistas here!