The Year's Best Paintings
By Jessica Canterbury
The artists who took top prizes in 22 of the year's annual juried exhibitions share the secrets to their success. (Hint: Sometimes you just have to let go.)
Power of Suggestion
By Kelly Kane
Janine Gallizia's dream-like images of taxi cabs, paint tubes and dishwashers challenge our perceptions of everyday objects.
From the Scene to the Studio
By Meredith E. Lewis
Globe-trotting Andy Evansen demonstrates his process for translating the spirit and energy of plein air sketches into studio paintings.
A Revolution of Snow
By Sarah A. Strickley
Three seasoned watercolorists reveal their best tips for painting a wintry landscape.
And the Winner Is …
By Kelly Kane
The winners of our annual Watermedia Showcase competition share the trials and triumphs of their award-winning work.
The Care and Framing of Watercolors
By Chris A. Paschke
Follow along as this professional framer, a watercolorist herself, demonstrates the basic process for framing a watercolor. Whether you frame your own work or rely on a professional, this is need-to-know information.
Making a Splash
Edited by Jessica Canterbury
Celebrate California watercolors, try a fun new painting app for your iPhone and take a tour of Chattanooga, Tennessee's revitalized art scene.
By Deborah Secor
Find out how you can make a grand statement on a small scale.
By Ann Abbott
Six top watercolor artists reveal their must-have brushes and why they're so passionate about them.
By Anne Abgott
A respected artist shows you step by step how to mingle paint on paper versus mixing on a palette for more lively, vibrant color.