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How to Add Texture to Watercolor: A Demo

Alex Hillkurtz plays with varying techniques to create texture and depth in his watercolor paintings. By Alex Hillkurtz After the Party (38 x 57 cm) by Alex Hillkurtz In the feature “An American In Paris” in the September/October 2020 issue of Watercolor Artist, you’ll learn about Alex Hillkurtz, a watercolor painter and storyboard artist living […]

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Eleanor Crow’s Watercolor Illustrations of Small London Shops

E Pellicci, Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green (watercolor on paper, 5″ x 7″) by Eleanor Crow By Louella Miles Eleanor Crow is an artist who specializes in creating color-rich portraits, still lifes, and landscapes with oil on linen. She’s also creates watercolor illustrations, lettering, and book cover designs. In 2019, Batsford Books and Spitalfields Life […]

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See Paint Run: Capturing Movement With Watercolor

A roundup of full-of-life paintings by artists who use watercolor’s natural properties to their advantage. These artists harness the natural properties of watercolor to depict people and animals on the move. Read about their tips and tricks for trying to control the drips, runs, and spatters, along with their attempts to harness the joy and […]

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5 Watercolor Artists Share Their Unique Processes | Part 1

From florals to figures, and from the studio to the streets, this two-part artist series offers a wide-ranging look at the medium. Clockwise from top left: Next in Line by Ellen Diederich; Sycamore Shadows by Tina Bohlman; Breck’s Mill by William Ressler By Norman Kolpas When you think of watercolor, what image first comes to […]

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Painting a Watercolor Cityscape: The Luminous Works of Igor Sava

These pieces capture not just the sites but also the mood and character of some of the world’s greatest cities. Laguna Blue (watercolor on paper, 15×22) by Igor Sava Igor Sava was born in Moldova, an Eastern European country that was formally part of the Soviet Union. For the last 20 years, however, the artist […]