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  • A Little Patience; a Lot of Great Watercolor Art

    Watercolor is a deceptive medium. It looks easy, but so often, you step back to find yourself halfway through a landscape painting wondering, "what went wrong?" And yet, as watercolor artists everywhere can tell you, there is nothing compared to the feeling you get when it's all going right...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 7 Nov 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, landscape painting, Watercolor Painting, Color, Art
  • Courageous Color

    The final watercolor painting from Courageous Color with Eleanor Lowden Pidgeon . The versatility in watercolors, especially for painting in landscapes, is too great to be ignored, but sometimes can leave us wanting more intensity than transparent colors provide. Enter Eleanor Lowden Pidgeon with a bold...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 26 Sep 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, Watercolor Painting, Acrylic Painting, Color
  • Skies Don’t Have Brushstrokes In Them

    Watercolor artist Thomas Schaller achieves convincing and dynamic effects in his skies ( Salisbury Cathedral , watercolor painting). I know it is a bias, but sometimes I can't help thinking that painting skies belongs to a particular realm of watercolor painting . The medium just seems best suited...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 16 Sep 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, How To Paint, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, shading, Art
  • Getting Trashed

    I've heard of painting for yourself, for school, for work, but painting for the trash can?! Artist and watercolor painting instructor Jean Haines explains why working this way isn't rubbish at all. Enjoy! The aim of being an artist is to create. But with this desire of creating wonderful paintings...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 26 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, Art
  • Think I Can Get Batman to Sit For a Portrait?

    Portrait painting is serious business. Truly, there is a lot at stake for the many professional portrait artists out there who paint dignitaries, presidents, and the like. But portraiture can also be incredibly fun! A show I saw a bit ago at Elisa Contemporary Art reinforced this for me. Their latest...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 17 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Portrait Painting, watercolor painting, Art
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