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Watercolor Artist October 2015

Design rules put to the test, plus the best brush for every job in the October issue.

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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 skills as ...


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October 2015


  • Design Rules Put to the Test
  • One Step to Looser Paintings
  • Texture Tips and Tricks
  • The Best Brush for Every Job

Featured Artists: Ng Woon Lam, Julia Sorrell, Joan Iaconetti, Herbert W. Helm Jr., John Salminen, Terry Armstrong, Jean Haines, David Poxon, Winslow Homer, John James Audubon


Also Inside the October 2015 Issue:

Jean Haines shares a watercolor technique for getting loose

Joan Iaconetti takes you step-by-step through two of her paintings of the New York City subway

Julia Sorrell uses geometry to guide her figurative watercolors

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