You’ll love this issue of Watercolor Artist if:
• You enjoy learning watercolor approaches to painting in acrylic
• You want to view different ways of painting reflections in watercolor
• You love learning new watercolor painting tips
• You love hearing from the expert artists and editors at Watercolor Artist
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Highlights in the August 2014 issue of Watercolor Artist include:
• A Watercolorist’s Approach to Acrylics
• The Keys to Painting Reflections
• How to Make Paintings that Glow
• Tips for Maximizing Your Pouring Technique
Acrylic: The Other Water Medium
A passionate watercolorist expands his creative and technical repertoire by exploiting the unique qualities of acrylics.
By Stephen Quiller
On Closer Reflection
Detailed drawings and strategically placed values allow viewers to enjoy the scenery both inside and out in David Stickel’s complex window paintings.
By Michelle Taute
Plein air painter Ian Potts sees his work as an extension of the British watercolor tradition, but aims to push the style forward a bit.
By Ken Gofton
Whether it’s a beloved family heirloom or her latest thrift shop find, Marsha Chandler looks for objects that allow her to explore color, shadows and reflections.
By Austin R. Williams
Making a Splash
Look for iconic American paintings coming to a billboard or bus station near you, plus a must-have color app for your iPad, and an exhibition of Whistler’s career-changing work.
By Jessica Canterbury
Three new watercolor supports are put through their paces.
By Mark E. Mehaffey
Create strong contrasts and seamless color transitions with this simple pouring technique.
By Amy Dean McKittrick
Meet the Masters
Even as Abstract Expressionism dominated the scene, Fairfield Porter turned to reality for inspiration.
By Tamera Lenz Muente
Start with four to six colors for your underpainting, then add complementary colors for paintings that glow.
By Judi Betts