Watercolor Artist, August 2009
By Christine Proskow
Dick Cole's expertly designed landscapes and still life paintings exude a subtle drama that draws you in and invites you to linger.
What Lies Beneath
By Louise B. Hafesh
Sandrine Pellisier adds energy and movement to her watercolor portraits by adding elements of acrylic, pastel, watercolor pencil, stamping and collage.
By Maureen Bloomfield
Darkness is full of possibilty. What you can't see, you get to imagine. Five watercolorists take the challenge of painting the night.
Adventures in the Ordinary
By Meredith E. Lewis
With a flair for graphic design and a personal connection to her subjects, Chris Beck puts a unique spin on her cheerful still life paintings.
Special Report: Inside the Artist's Studio
By Michelle Taute
Three popular watercolor artists open their studio doors and invite you in to take a look around. See how they organize their spaces to best suit their processes and discover how you can turn just about any space into your own workable studio.
Making a Splash
Edited by Kelly Kane & Sarah A. Strickley
See how other artists are using their sketchbooks and how you can, too. Plus, mark your calendars with this summer's top exhibits.
By Eric Wiegardt
Use these tips to add rhythm to your painting compositions.
Meet the Masters
By Tamera Lenz Muente
A product of Pennsylvania coal mining towns, George Luks painted gritty urban subjects as exuberant as he was.
By Cathy Johnson
Tweny-one tips for using wet and dry masking applications.
By Charles Reid
Discover the secrets to keeping your paintings fresh and loose. Plus, find tips for painting both light and dark skin complexions.