To crop out the excess and narrow the visuals down to something that can be recreated in an acrylic painting is quite the feat, and Patti Mollica has accomplished it.
Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller, on his working method, greatest challenge and the most interesting thing about the way he works.
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.
Subtle pops of color punctuate the gray streets of Pablo Rubén López Sanz‘s large-scale watercolor cityscapes, enticing us to view the world anew. The Spanish artist says that because he only paints landscapes and cityscapes, “travel offers the best way to find new subjects. All of my paintings are based on places to which I’ve actually...
Painting subjects with buildings is one the most popular themes for artists. Humans readily identify themselves with man-made structures because it is part of their environment, like a nest to birds. Some artists make a living painting scenes solely with buildings. For me, they have always been the best-selling paintings.
View the various stages of Nancie King Mertz’s scene of the Chicago River in her painting, Under Angle, in this step-by-step demo.
Yael Maimon is The Artist's Magazine's October artist of the month. She was a finalist in our annual competition last year with her pastel drawing.
I took art in high school and did very well. After school I dismissed art for 12 years. Art wasn’t encouraged as a career option, so I shifted away from it. I moved to LA in August of 1993 where I sold eyeglasses. On January 17, at 4:30 in the morning the Northridge Earthquake...
London, with its familiar sights and quiet residential streets, has served as Charlotte Halliday’s faithful muse for more than 50 years. The artist enjoys depicting its architecture from both the celebrated sites and quiet side streets in her watercolor painting. View some of these watercolor landscape scenes here.
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