Watercolor, Fall 2011 25th Anniversary Issue Digital Download
Dive into the special issue that marks the 25th Anniversary of Watercolor. To celebrate, we present 25 tips, 25 painting locations, and 25 tools that today’s top watermedia painters say they can’t do without. Take a look at the innovations of early practitioners and trace the masterful use of watercolor throughout history.
Download your copy today to:
- Share in Mary Whyte’s experience creating “Working South,” a traveling exhibition that highlights blue-collar workers in vanishing industries.
- Get advice on how to improve your practice, beginning with painter, illustrator, and author James Gurney’s tips and techniques for how to paint people on location, including a list of materials that can help turn sketches into painterly portraits.
- Find out more about the frustrations among professional artists that seem to be timeless including information on galleries’ and collectors’ opinions of watermedia paintings.
- View the paintings and journals of Hardie Gramatky, which reveal why this prolific 20th-century artist, writer, and illustrator was considered by Andrew Wyeth to be one of the greatest American watercolorists.
- Pour over the pages of the picked 25 artists to watch—a combination of up-and-coming young artists and more established painters who have continued to push the limits of watermedia painting.
Devote yourself to the medium even more—the endless possibilities for creating evocative, painterly, and skillfully rendered work are revealed.
Discover what has changed in the world of watermedia in the last 5 years, from the rising popularity of alternative painting surfaces such as Yupo to collaborations between American and Asian watercolor organizations.
Celebrate the anniversary—download your copy today!