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Meet Spencer Meagher, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! Spencer Meagher first discovered his love for art as a young child. He found he was able to express himself through drawing and painting. He refined his skills over many decades...
Painting outside isn't all sunny skies, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges for Mick McAndrews. Get more out of your next plein air painting excursion with tips from this pro.
The artist acquired his first cameras during a two-year sojourn in England. Upon his return in 1882, his work displayed a noticeable change in style and subject matter.
Push yourself and your work forward with these five creative kick-starts by Betsy Dillard Stroud.
Meet Lorraine Watry, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! Lorraine Watry is a Colorado contemporary realist painter of waterscapes, landscapes, and reflective objects. Lorraine illuminates qualities that often go unnoticed by the casual observer and her art is characterized by...
From his tattoo work to his travels around the world, Dan Marshall shares the experiences that have played a role in the development of his approach to watercolor painting.
Driving the viewer's eye to your focal point is key. Ghana artist Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey shows you step by step how to build up the layers in your painting with that end goal in mind from the start.

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Laurie Goldstein-Warren had long been using a mouth atomizer to create interesting textures in her work. A couple of years ago, she took it a step further and completed an entire painting using only this unusual tool. See how she did it.
Lisa Argentieri ends each day by creating a watercolor mandala, ensuring that she has a daily check-in with her creative spirit and a quiet moment to reflect on her life.
Even veteran artists can benefit from honest self-critique. Watercolor artist Francesco Fontana shares the grading tool he uses to make sure his paintings hit the mark.