You’ll love this issue of Watercolor Artist if:
• You enjoy learning about color and its many uses
• You want to hear about how watercolor artists are involved in their communities
• You love learning new watercolor techniques
• You love hearing from the expert artists and editors at Watercolor Artist
Order the April issue of Watercolor Artistand have it delivered right to you door, or download it instantly right here! The April 2014 issue of this trusted watercolor painting magazine includes compelling interviews with watercolor artists and step-by-step watercolor painting tutorials that will boost your painting skills. You'll learn about the paintings that took top prizes in the 5th Annual Watermedia Showcase, how to use linework in your painting and how to boost your color confidence—straight from artists and our experienced staff.
Each issue of Watercolor Artistis dedicated solely to the exciting and dynamic watercolor medium. Within the pages of this top watercolor painting magazine you can be sure to find trusted watercolor painting techniques and instruction, the latest in the watercolor painting community and so much more.
Highlights in the April 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist include:
• 4 Keys to More Expressive Color
• Create Harmony in 12 Simple Steps
• 7 Pros Share Their Go-To Hues
• 5th Annual Watermedia Showcase Winners
5th Annual Watermedia Showcase
It’s our pleasure to introduce the winners of the 5th Annual Watermedia Showcase competition and share the stories behind the works.
By Kelly Kane
The Accidental Colorist
The vibrant hues of watercolor lured Ron Thurston from a successful career in black-and-white illustration.
By Michelle Taute
Graffiti-covered walls and dilapidated buildings take on uncommon beauty at the hands of Jason Rowles.
By John A. Parks
The Color Project
Resolve to rev up your color competence in 2014. Get started today with helpful tips from a palette pro.
By Donna Zagotta
Making a Splash
Find out how you can get a surprise box of art supplies delivered to your doorstep each month, a special viewing of Blade Runner in watercolor and a rare glimpse into Edward Hopper’s creative process.
By Jessica Canterbury
Seven top watercolorists share their go-to hue.
By Jessica Canterbury
Meet the Masters
Depression-era painter Z. Vanessa Helder offers a meditation on the tension between man, nature and machine.
By Carrie Oeding
Build a strong foundation for your paintings with the element of line.
By Jan Fabian Wallake
Harmonize shape, color and movement to create a quiet, peaceful feeling in your work.
By Linda Kemp
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