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Watercolor Techniques: Controlling the Paint

What separates watercolor from the other opaque mediums is the brilliance and the amount of light the painting has. I would even take the liberty to say that the overall painting seems to be one value lighter. You can place a watercolor on a wall and you really don’t need gallery lights, whereas with...

Splash 18 Runners-Up

Rachel Wolf’s Runners-Up Selections for Splash 18: Abgott, Anne – LeHigh Adkison, Melissa – The Exhibit Ainsworth Mout, Gloria – Sunflower Angel Surprise Akimbo, Trowzers – Still Life with Oaxaca Coyote and Serape Alexander, Kathleen – Two Persimmons Anthony, Scott – Sedimentary Colorado Armendariz, Tony – Havana Pharmacy Baffa, Bill – Saddle Up Baker,...

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Everyday People: Jose Apaza Watercolor Figures

Peruvian-born artist José Apaza takes a simple, straightforward approach to his watercolor figures and portraits. He cites regular people, not artists, as his primary creative influence. View some of these humble people in this watercolor gallery.

What you need to know about watercolor pigments | Johannes Vloothuis, ArtistsNetwork.com

What You Need to Know About Watercolor Pigments

Watercolor artists who take their craft seriously will know the different classification of the paints and how to exploit them. In my last tutorial I indicated the differences in the watercolor paper. Now we will analyze what goes on the paper and how these pigments behave for watercolor painting. Classification of Pigments Used for Watercolor...

Edward Hopper (United States, 1882Ð1967)
"Pemaquid Light," 1929
watercolor on paper,  14 x 20 inches
Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Anonymous gift, 1980.166
© Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Exhibition of the Month: Portland Museum of Art Masterworks

If you’ll be in or around Maine this spring, take note: The full breadth of the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA) collection is on view in the exhibition “Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” through June 5. “Masterworks on Paper” includes drawings, prints, watercolors and photographs spanning some 175 years,...