Winter 2011

5 Step-by-Step Demonstrations Show You How to Capture The Movement of Water, Create Vibrant, Dense Washes, and Collaborate with Other Artists; Create a Figure in 30 Seconds

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CONTENTS


4 Editor’s Note

7 Contributors

8 Noteworthy

24 Attaining Perfection With Watercolor
BY NAOMI EKPERIGIN
Andrew Zega and Bernd H. Dams combine their knowledge of architecture and art history to depict 17th- and 18th-century structures as they were when first erected. After more than 20 years of collaboration, the artists continue to explore new possibilities for their exacting watercolors.

34 Painting the Fluid Figure in Watercolor
BY BOB BAHR
Wendy Artin’s detailed paintings and drawings benefit from her quick watercolors of fleeting poses by the model.

44 Houston Painters Collaborate Two on One
BY BOB BAHR
Texas artists Keiko Yasuoka and Duncan Simmons’ paintings demonstrate the values of creative part- nership. Her deft brush handling and attention to detail, coupled with his bold use of color and loose style, are proof that opposites do indeed attract.
54 Oscar R. Dizon: Harnessing A Moment in Time
BY NAOMI EKPERIGIN
With dreams of becoming an architect, Oscar R. Dizon was inspired by the immediacy of watercolor and the character of old buildings. In his cityscapes and landscapes, the artist combines his years of experience working in commercial art and graphic design with a love of Old Masters and international travel.

64 Patient Layering Leading to Vibrant Light
BY AUSTIN R. WILLIAMS
Through careful layering and close attention to shadow shapes, Massachusetts artist Marla Greenfield is able to capture striking light in her still lifes, interiors, and exterior scenes.

72 Faces of New York
BY LYNNE BAHR
Captivated by the diversity of New Yorkers, Weiq- ing Yuan achieves both accuracy and spontaneity in his portraits.

78 Capture the Movement of Water Through Close Observation
BY LINDA S. PRICE
New York artist Guy Corriero’s love of the ocean has led him to perfect a technique for painting water that gives the sea a sense of form and power.

88 Unconventional by Design
BY LYNNE BAHR
Bill James, a former illustrator, has developed an unusual approach to watermedia that uses some of the materials of his past career to create engag- ing, dynamic paintings.

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