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  • A Less-Is-More Approach for Painting Atmospheric Sea and Sky Landscapes | Hazel Soan


    In her new book, The Artist’s Color Guide: Watercolor—Understanding Palette, Pigments and Properties, artist and best-selling author Hazel Soan explores each color of the rainbow—chapter by chapter—to help you select, mix and combine color with confidence to create your own radiant watercolor paintings. Here she shares how she employs blue and a less-is-more approach for painting ...


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December 2014


  • Striking When the Light is Right
  • 10 Artists You Should Know
  • Behind the Scenes with Dean Mitchell
  • A Study in Blue

Featured Artists: Stanislaw Zoladz, Melanie Lacki, Dean Mitchell, Kathy Collins, Hazel Soan, K.W. Bell, Lori Pitten Jenkins, Alexis Lavine, Jordan Lively, Sandra MacDiarmid, Kitty Burri Schachter, Maureen McProud Wheeler, Jarrod Wilson, Cole Wolford, Xiaochang Zhang


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The 2014 Ones to Watch

Hazel Soan’s atmospheric sea and sky watercolor landscapes

Dean Mitchell’s poetic paintings of the real world

Melanie Lacki’s still lifes under glass

Free Download: Watercolor Artist 2014 Article Index

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