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  • Summer Inspiration | Watercolor Artist June 2017 Issue Preview


    Get inspired just in time for summer! The June 2017 issue of Watercolor Artist features ways to express yourself—whether you’re a landscape, portrait, still life or animal painter. Highlights in this issue include: 14 surefire solutions to pesky painting problems Complex reflections made easy Tips for pouring a moody landscape Ideas for painting fresh and direct on-site How to paint pet ...


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April 2017: The Color Issue


– Turn Up the Heat to Set the Mood
– 2 Simple Steps to Amp Up the Drama
– Liven Up Your Portrait Palette
– 9 Tricky Terms Defined
– Watermedia Showcase Winners Revealed
– Loosen Up With Alla Prima
– The Must-Have Tool That Will Change the Way You See

Featured Artists: cover artist Thomas W. Schaller, Lisa O’Regan, Tim Saternow, Daniel Napp, Walt Davis, Catherine Hills, Yin Jun, Zhu Liangchuan and Yue Luo and more



Also Inside the April 2017 Issue:

VIDEO: 8th Annual Watermedia Showcase

GALLERY: Tim Saternow’s watercolor cityscapes and tips for beginners

GALLERY: Daniel Napp’s watercolor scenes

FREE DOWNLOAD: Watercolor Artist 2016 Article Index

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  • Watercolor Painting Video | Watercolor Artist February 2017 Issue Preview

    watercolor landscape Olga Litvenenko | watercolor painting

    The February issue of Watercolor Artist features the paintings that won top prizes in national watercolor society exhibitions, creative jump-starts and new watercolor hacks to try. Featured artists include Helen Brown, Nadine Charlsen, Kathleen S. Giles, Olga Litvinenko, Yael Maimon, Enza Viceconte, William Trost Richards and more. Watch our preview and check it out!

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  • Paint Along 33: Painting From Photos: How to Simplify | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

    Sample painting from photos by Johannes Vloothuis

    Landscape Painting and Urban Painting from Photos! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: April 1, 8 and 15 WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Register for the Paint Along 33: From the Photo to the Painting: How ...


  • Currently Open for Submissions!


    AcrylicWorks 5 from North Light Books is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is March 1, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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  • North Light VIP (Very Important Painter) Program


    THE NORTH LIGHT VIP PROGRAM IS BETTER THAN EVER! You’ll Love This Art Membership If: You want to dedicate yourself to your art & save at the same time You love learning new painting and drawing techniques & approaches You’re an artist looking to save money, get great deals and improve your painting or drawing For decades, North Light has ...