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John Salminen and Golden Watercolors: Road Test

Known for its acrylics, the Golden Artist Colors launches a new line of watercolors.  This article is from The Artist’s Magazine (July/August 2014). Subscribe, for 10 full issues of instruction per year, or read the entire issue for more great art and tips.   Golden Artist Colors has developed a line of watercolors, called QoR Modern Watercolor. Given the fact that there’s...

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Expressive Watercolor Landscapes | Ian Potts

“I see my watercolors as an extension of the history of English watercolor painting—absolutely within the tradition, but moving forward a bit, I hope,” British artist Ian Potts says. “People’s ideas of how they want to express themselves have changed, but the underlying craftsmanship doesn’t alter radically. It accumulates.” Update on June 2, 2014: It...

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Still Lifes in Reflection | David Stickel

David Stickel’s watercolor paintings create drama and mystery through carefully rendered views. Sometimes his paintings make you feel like you’re trying to solve a mind-bending puzzle. To experience this sensation firsthand, just take a closer look at one of his window reflection pieces, below, and spend a few minutes really considering what’s in front of...