All posts by Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan

About Paul Sullivan

After a long career in advertising art, Paul Sullivan is now a full-time watercolor artist. A graduate of the University of Toledo and the Toledo Museum School of Design, Paul has a BA in Fine Art. He is a Silver Signature Member of the Arizona Watercolor Association and a Signature Member of both the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society and the Watercolor Society of Alabama. Paul's work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the U.S. and in China. Visit his website → http://www.paulsullivanstudio.com/. View all posts by Paul Sullivan → http://www.artistdaily.com/author/paul-sullivan

Many People, Many Pursuits by Carolyn Latanision, watercolor painting.

A Talk with Carolyn Latanision

The Ninth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor  How did you become interested in watercolor? I have worked all of my life with watercolor, preferring the freedom and unexpectedness of it to other media, even though I do also use oils, acrylic, and casein. Who were the watercolor artists who inspired…

Essence by Ali Cavanaugh, watercolor art painting.

Meet Ali Cavanaugh

The Eighth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor How did you become interested in watercolor? I painted mostly in oil from 1995—2005. Around 2005 we were having some construction work done on our house and one of the carpenters showed interest in my art. He wanted to barter a family portrait…

A Moment with Monika Pate

The Seventh in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor  Monika, I understand you are a native of Warsaw. Were you educated in Poland? Yes, I was born and raised in Warsaw, Poland and I graduated from the University of Warsaw where I studied Biology and then received a Master’s Degree in Animal…

A Talk with Stephen Quiller

The Sixth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor   Stephen, what can you tell us in general about yourself as an artist and your way of working. First and foremost, I am a water media painter. I may find myself in the high country painting on site, spending the day using solely…

Meet Watercolor Painter Don Andrews

The Fifth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor    How did you become interested in watercolor? Back in the late 60s early 70s I attended Ringling School of Art. Ringling offered a traditional art curriculum in those days. You became an oil painter the day you walked into class. My senior…

A Moment with Mary Whyte

The Fourth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor—Mary Whyte The Portrait Society of America has announced that Mary Whyte is the 2016 recipient of its Gold Medal. The award is the Society’s highest honor.   How did you become interested in watercolor? I first experienced watercolor when I was in a…

Uncertainty by Frank Eber, 12x16, watercolor painting.

A Short Talk with Frank Eber

The Second in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor—Frank Eber   How did you become interested in watercolor? I really didn’t get interested in it until about 15 years ago when I first saw a painting by Percy Gray. I had always associated watercolor with paintings of puppies in a basket, vignettes…

Streets of Rocamadour, France, watercolor by Thomas Schaller

A Moment with Thomas Schaller

The First in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: Masters of American Watercolor—Thomas Schaller   How did you become interested in watercolor? Growing up in rural Ohio, my only exposure to the wider world in general, and to art in particular, was through books. My mother and grandmother had quite a collection of art books, and as…

Hesitant by Dominic Avant, oil painting.

The Realities of a Fine Art Career–Dominic Avant

A Short Talk with Dominic Avant The Ninth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: The Realities of Fine Art as a Career   Hesitant by Dominic Avant, oil painting. What did you find most surprising about being a full-time painter? Even if you can just paint, expect a demanding work schedule. Becoming a full time…

Lost Horizons by David Neil Mack, watercolor painting.

The Realities of a Fine Art Career–David Neil Mack

A Moment with David Neil Mack The Eighth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: The Realities of Fine Art as a Career   Lost Horizons by David Neil Mack, watercolor painting. What did you find most surprising about being a full-time painter? Suddenly you are faced with making decisions about what you’re doing–just to avoid…

Knitter's Gift by Adam Clague, 30 x 30, oil painting.

The Realities of a Fine Art Career–Adam Clague

A Few Minutes with Adam Clague The Seventh in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: The Realities of Fine Art as a Career What did you find most surprising about being a professional painter? How far ahead I have to plan my calendar to keep up the necessary momentum. If I wait until my last scheduled…

Flamenco Recital II, 14 x 19, watercolor painting by Carolyn Latanision.

The Realities of a Fine Art Career–Carolyn Latanision

A Talk with Carolyn Latanision The Sixth in an Artist Daily Exclusive Series: The Realities of Fine Art as a Career     Flamenco Recital II, 14 x 19, watercolor painting by Carolyn Latanision. What did you find most surprising about being a full-time painter? I found it difficult to work without interruption or distraction…