Watercolor, Spring 2010

On the Cover: Let Me Out (detail) by Catherine P. O’Neill, 2008, watercolor, 18 x 22. Collection the artist. Stephen Scott Young: A Modern Master Explores New Subjects & Techniques Thinking More, Painting Less DEPARTMENTS Editor's Note Contributors
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On the Cover:
Let Me Out (detail)
by Catherine P. O’Neill, 2008, watercolor,
18 x 22. Collection the artist.




Stephen Scott Young: A Modern Master
Explores New Subjects & Techniques




Thinking More, Painting Less

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Artist to Artist: Eric Wiegardt
Renowned for his loose, direct approach, this artist has owned his own gallery since beginning his art career and has made a name for himself by continuing to pursue his own style and technique.

Make Thoughtful Color Choices
by Michael Zakian
Nathan Fowkes utilizes the different properties of watercolor and gouache to create stunning visual effects. A look inside one of the artist’s recent workshops shows that regardless of which watermedia he favors, the most important decisions he makes center on the use of color.

Stephen Scott Young: A Modern Master Explores New Subjects & Techniques
by M. Stephen Doherty
Artists who are excited to meet Stephen Scott Young at this year’s Weekend With the Masters event will be surprised to learn that silverpoint drawings serve as inspiration for his watercolors, and he is moved by subjects other than the Bahamian children for which he is known. 

Watercolor Fundamentals: Still Life Details
by Janet Walsh
When painting a still life, it’s helpful to tackle potential problems on a surface different from that of your final painting. This is especially true when the setup contains details that one has little experience painting.

Painting From Photographs: The Portrait
by Lori Woodward
Manipulating digital photographs on a computer allows you to explore a range of options and aid in the creation of an accurate likeness.

Taking Risks Without Worry
by Naomi Ekperigin
New York artist Mikel Wintermantel works in a variety of watermedia to create evocative landscapes, employing whatever techniques and tools enable him to speed up his creative process.

Finding Your Niche
by Naomi Ekperigin
Toni Lance’s bold watercolors of birds and Caribbean life allow her to simultaneously sharpen her skills and explore her passion.

Thinking More, Painting Less
by Linda S. Price
Self-taught artist Catherine P. O’Neill works out a step-by-step plan for every painting, even before she touches her brush to the paper.

Global Intimacy: The Watercolors of Barbara Kassel
by John A. Parks
A straightforward and direct technique allows this artist to develop a close connection with landscapes and communities worldwide.

The Watercolor Bible: Tissot’s “Life of Christ”
by John A. Parks
Inspired by a religious vision, a 19th-century society painter used gouache to paint the greatest story ever told.



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