You’ll love this issue of Watercolor Artist if:
- You want to hear about how watercolor artists are involved in their communities
- You love learning new tips and tricks for painting in watercolor
- You love hearing from the expert artists and editors at Watercolor Artist
Download the February 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist right to your computer and you’ll get instant access to the same great content found in the print issue of this popular watercolor painting magazine. Read interviews with artists and follow along with step-by-step watercolor painting tutorials, honing your own skills. This issue features great articles on painting still life, portraits and landscapes using watercolor painting techniques and exciting watercolor painting ideas. Hear straight from our expert artists and passionate staff with the February 2013 digital issue of Watercolor Artist. Watercolor Artist is dedicated to the dynamic, exciting and creative watercolor medium. Discover top quality watercolor painting instruction, innovative tips, and watercolor painting techniques that just might change the way you paint. Stay up-to-date on the latest in the watercolor painting community and get great advice on the business of art as well.
Highlights in the February 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist include:
- 34 Best Watermedia Paintings of the Year
- Keys to Combining Reference Photos
- 9 Steps to Fantastic Lighting Effects
The Best of the Best
By Beth Williams
Pick up tips and inspiration from 20 prizewinning water-colorists, plus get one artist’s take on the jurying process.
Feeling of Reality
By Kelly Kane
With a limited palette and bold brushwork, Eugen Chisnicean captures his response to the landscape on location.
By Naomi Ekperigin
Clear and precise, Keiko Yasuoka’s work demonstrates the best of transparent watercolor.
Master of Atmosphere
By Ann Emmert Abbott
Concentrating on tonal value, Prafull Sawant focuses attention on the mood of a scene rather than the subject itself.
By Michelle Taute
Anne McCartney uses vivid color combinations and masking to mimic the look of silk screening in her watercolors.
4th Annual Watermedia Showcase
By Kelly Kane
We reveal the winners of our annual competition and share the stories behind the work.
Making a Splash
By Jessica Canterbury
Billboards as roadside art galleries, a virtual paint-mixing tool, and the importance of making each brushstroke count.
By Ken Call
Lift color out of light-struck areas of your painting to achieve a warm glow.
By Lynn Hosegood
Sennelier has reformulated its honey-based watercolors. Our tester gives them a try.
Meet the Masters
By Tamera Lenz Muente
A pioneer of abstract painting, Wassily Kandinsky exploited watercolor’s spontaneity and immediacy to create an emotional appeal.
By Mark Mehaffey
Get a crash course on using the rule of thirds and learn how to combine multiple reference photos to create a dynamic use of space.