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Painting Loose | Jean Haines’ World of Watercolor

Watercolor artist Jean Haines, featured in the October 2015 issue of Watercolor Artist, is known for painting a wide range of subjects in a loose and interpretive style. Light, color and sections left to the viewers’ imagination play a vital role in her work. “One of the ways I’ve found to challenge myself and advance my...

Sleeping Child (watercolor on paper) by Julia Sorrell

The Shape of Things to Come: Julia Sorrell Watercolor Figures

Drawing and geometry serve as the strong underpinnings for British artist Julia Sorrell‘s watercolor paintings. They’re at the heart of her work, both in the development of the composition—the visible and suggested lines that lead the eye around a painting—and in the construction of the often-complex shapes she draws. One of her figure series on the human condition...

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Face Time: Myrna Wacknov Self-Portrait Gallery

Around the time watercolor artist-turned-mixed-media-artist Myrna Wacknov began painting experimental portraits, she hit upon a way to streamline the effort that has since provided an endless opportunity for inventive exploration: self-portraiture. “I was teaching a workshop in advanced portraiture, and one of the lessons was about the face and hands,” she says. “The previous lesson...

Relationship of the City #6 (watercolor on paper) by Tan Suz Chiang

A Land Remembered | Tan Suz Chiang Watercolor Abstracts

Like childhood memories, Tan Suz Chiang’s landscapes tap a wellspring of emotion, but can be fuzzy on the details. Deciding that his early work in realism lacked feeling or meaning, the Malaysian artist now takes a more abstracted view of places he holds dear. Through his eyes, we see the landscape as he remembers...

Penzance (watercolor on paper) by Andrew Horrod

On Location: Andrew Horrod Watercolor Cityscapes

“A key part of what I do and who I am comes from the fact that I must experience the scene firsthand,” says award-winning British watercolorist Andrew Horrod of his dreamlike urban landscapes. “Almost every painting I do is started—and sometimes substantially completed—in front of the subject.” Horrod says he finds experiencing a location as...