An Artist Born and Made
Run-Lin Guo talks about the challenges he faced as a young painter in China and how those experiences shaped the artist he is today.
By Michael Chesley Johnson
Making It Personal
Working in series, Sandi D'Alessandro explores significant themes in her life.
By Kelly Kane
Go With the Flow
Follow along as this artist demonstrates a simple technique for creating the look of batik in watermedia.
By Nicholas Simmons
A move from the East Coast to the Southwest necessitated a change in palette and perspective for Robert Highsmith.
By Beverly Leesman
Overcoming the Unknown
Fighting back from long undiagnosed health problems, Bonnie Price is facing a new challenge in reclaiming her painting career.
By Michelle Taute
Best of 2006
The artists whose paintings won first place in 26 major watercolor society competitions share what inspired them and how they made it to the top. Plus, the jurors weigh in on what makes the work great.
Compiled by Jessica Canterbury
Making a Splash
A look at the new wave in art instructionâ€"streaming online video. Plus, museum exhibitions go hi-tech with iPod artcasts.
By Jessica Canterbury
Build a better still life: How to overcome common design problems.
By Donald Clegg
2007 Juried Exhibition Listings
Don't miss out on your shot at the top prizes this year.
Resourceful readers share their homegrown techniques for storing, spattering, erasing and improving painting posture.
Edited by Sarah Strickley
Creative Challenge #22 Responses
Challenged to paint a landscape from memory, you responded with gusto. Here are some of our favorite entries.
Learn how to paint a simple waterfall in 10 simple steps.
By Mark Willenbrink