Saving the white is important in watercolor; however, warm white gives a rich quality that cold white does not give to a painting. Consider applying a pale underpainting first instead of starting your painting on the raw white of your paper.
–Jo Taylor, author of Watercolor Wisdom
A Professor Emeritus of Art at California State University in Fullerton, George James has participated in numerous national and international exhibitions. Most recently, James garnered the Gold Medal in the 1999 American Watercolor Society Exhibition and the top award in the Louisiana Watercolor Society’s 1999 International Show. A signature member of the National Watercolor Society, he’s served on the board of directors three times, including a stint as president in 1995. His work has been featured in several publications, including the Winter 2000 issue of Watercolor Magic.