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Watercolor Artist

Spring 2021
Magazine

Packed with page after gorgeous page of illustrations demonstrating tried-and-true techniques, inspirational ideas and the most up-to-date information about must-have painting tools and materials, watercolorists find everything they need in WATERCOLOR ARTIST to help them create stunning art...from start to finish.

Editor’s Note

Watercolor artist

Craig Anderson and Kelly Bargabos

New + Notable

New to a View

PWCS Celebrates 120th International Exhibition of Works on Paper

What’s Online • Discover more art, instruction and inspiration at ArtistsNetwork.com.

A World of Watercolor in One Town • FabrianoInAcquarello is an international meeting place for watercolor lovers around the world.

CHECK IT OUT

An Unlikely Modernist • Although his paintings seem out-of-step with his compatriots’ works, MAURICE PRENDERGAST walked in the vanguard of American artists.

The Perfect Combination • Hand-textured papers plus watercolor add excitement and personality to your painting.

TIP

Toolkit

How did a change in surface or tool—or an outside influence—change your art or process in a meaningful way?

Birgit O’Connor

Watermedia Showcase • Whether expressed in a realistic or impressionist style, whether the subject is derived from nature or the human world; the eight winning paintings in this year’s competition represent the power of watermedia to both touch our hearts and stir our senses. Turn the page and enjoy our special coverage of this annual celebration of talent and innovation.

Seeing Connection • Stephen Zhang’s portrait of an Afghan refugee family depicts a story of relationships in a masterful composition that captures figures “in the moment.”

Meet the Artist

A Soothing Reality • Alisa Shea’s still life evokes warm childhood memories along with a sense of calm that, for the artist, can only be achieved through photorealistic painting.

Meet the Artist

In the Face of Uncertainty • Jian Wu combines the flowing nature of watercolor with a sculptor’s understanding of form in a portrayal of disquietude that resonates on many levels.

Meet the Artist

Thomas W Schaller

Christine Misencik-Bunn • Fredericktown, Ohio

Pam Wenger • Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Francis Marte • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Cheng Hsien Hsieh • Changhua County, Taiwan

THE Trees of Life • Sprawling forests abound in the work of Canadian artist Tom Young, but the tiny bonsai trees the artist grows at home also inspire a greater connection to nature.

The Artist’s Toolkit

Meet the Artist

FEELINGS on DISPLAY • Karen Margolis gives emotional states a visual presence with color-encrypted mind maps.

Charting Emotions

On the Surface

Meet the Artist

SEARCHING FOR SPIRIT • Through a mastery of layers, reflections and perspective, Sarah Yeoman projects the essence of her avian subjects as she sees them—sculpted by shadow and light.

PAINTING BIG

Meet the Artist

Let Notan Be Your Guide • Create a solid design concept for your paintings by using notan studies as a tool for evaluating photo references.

Threshold Tool Application

Three-Value Notan Studies

Two-Value Notan Studies

Go Figure


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 92 Publisher: Peak Media Properties, LLC Edition: Spring 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: January 26, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Packed with page after gorgeous page of illustrations demonstrating tried-and-true techniques, inspirational ideas and the most up-to-date information about must-have painting tools and materials, watercolorists find everything they need in WATERCOLOR ARTIST to help them create stunning art...from start to finish.

Editor’s Note

Watercolor artist

Craig Anderson and Kelly Bargabos

New + Notable

New to a View

PWCS Celebrates 120th International Exhibition of Works on Paper

What’s Online • Discover more art, instruction and inspiration at ArtistsNetwork.com.

A World of Watercolor in One Town • FabrianoInAcquarello is an international meeting place for watercolor lovers around the world.

CHECK IT OUT

An Unlikely Modernist • Although his paintings seem out-of-step with his compatriots’ works, MAURICE PRENDERGAST walked in the vanguard of American artists.

The Perfect Combination • Hand-textured papers plus watercolor add excitement and personality to your painting.

TIP

Toolkit

How did a change in surface or tool—or an outside influence—change your art or process in a meaningful way?

Birgit O’Connor

Watermedia Showcase • Whether expressed in a realistic or impressionist style, whether the subject is derived from nature or the human world; the eight winning paintings in this year’s competition represent the power of watermedia to both touch our hearts and stir our senses. Turn the page and enjoy our special coverage of this annual celebration of talent and innovation.

Seeing Connection • Stephen Zhang’s portrait of an Afghan refugee family depicts a story of relationships in a masterful composition that captures figures “in the moment.”

Meet the Artist

A Soothing Reality • Alisa Shea’s still life evokes warm childhood memories along with a sense of calm that, for the artist, can only be achieved through photorealistic painting.

Meet the Artist

In the Face of Uncertainty • Jian Wu combines the flowing nature of watercolor with a sculptor’s understanding of form in a portrayal of disquietude that resonates on many levels.

Meet the Artist

Thomas W Schaller

Christine Misencik-Bunn • Fredericktown, Ohio

Pam Wenger • Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Francis Marte • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Cheng Hsien Hsieh • Changhua County, Taiwan

THE Trees of Life • Sprawling forests abound in the work of Canadian artist Tom Young, but the tiny bonsai trees the artist grows at home also inspire a greater connection to nature.

The Artist’s Toolkit

Meet the Artist

FEELINGS on DISPLAY • Karen Margolis gives emotional states a visual presence with color-encrypted mind maps.

Charting Emotions

On the Surface

Meet the Artist

SEARCHING FOR SPIRIT • Through a mastery of layers, reflections and perspective, Sarah Yeoman projects the essence of her avian subjects as she sees them—sculpted by shadow and light.

PAINTING BIG

Meet the Artist

Let Notan Be Your Guide • Create a solid design concept for your paintings by using notan studies as a tool for evaluating photo references.

Threshold Tool Application

Three-Value Notan Studies

Two-Value Notan Studies

Go Figure


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